roller towel

  1. a long towel sewed together at the ends and hung on a roller.

Origin of roller towel

First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby roller towel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use roller towel in a sentence

  • Her voice broke and Minnie, scenting a tragedy but ignorant of it, went back to her kitchen to cry into the roller towel.

    The Breaking Point | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He sluiced his face with cold water at the sink, and slush-slushed his head in a roller-towel, talking the while.

    Just Around the Corner | Fannie Hurst
  • There's a bar of soap down there and a roller towel, so I guess you won't have to go dirty.

  • He had seen the roller towel hanging beside the sink, and judged from its appearance that it had already been used nearly a week.

  • She stopped and, with a tenderly spoken admonition, covered her more closely with the roller towel.

    Rose O'Paradise | Grace Miller White

British Dictionary definitions for roller towel

roller towel

  1. a towel with the two ends sewn together, hung on a roller

  2. a continuous towel wound inside a roller enabling a clean section to be pulled out when required

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