[wosh-uh-buh l, waw-shuh-]
- capable of being washed without shrinking, fading, or the like.
- a washable garment.
Origin of washable
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Examples from the Web for washable
Of course, variations of all kinds can be made in washable rugs.How to make rugs
If curtains are preferred, they should be of chintz, or of some washable cotton or linen.The Decoration of Houses
All the walls in the building were whitewashed and washable.Royal Highness
The attendant should wear a washable gown that completely covers her clothing.
To wear a washable gown (which is to be taken off on leaving the room).
- (esp of fabrics or clothes) capable of being washed without deteriorating
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Word Origin and History for washable
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