washable

[ wosh-uh-buh l, waw-shuh- ]
/ ˈwɒʃ ə bəl, ˈwɔ ʃə- /

adjective

capable of being washed without shrinking, fading, or the like.

noun

a washable garment.

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Origin of washable

First recorded in 1615–25; wash + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM washable

wash·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·wash·a·ble, adjectiveun·wash·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unwashable

washable
/ (ˈwɒʃəbəl) /

adjective

(esp of fabrics or clothes) capable of being washed without deteriorating

Derived forms of washable

washability, noun
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