- washed out
Origin of washboard
Examples from the Web for washboard
Although the NFL party animal loves flaunting his washboard abs, he seems more fratboy than Fabio.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Nine months later, he awakens from his coma with washboard abs and the ability to run really fast.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie|Sujay Kumar|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not 17-year-olds with washboard abs, but smooth-cheeked preteens and young adolescents.Penn State Sex-Abuse Case Revives Issue of Using Chemical Castration|Michelle Cottle|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
MemphisYou're more likely to find a good BBQ joint here than a guy with washboard abs.
Carlson was a little above medium height, dark complexioned, his brow a washboard of horizontal wrinkles.
Our washboard factory was a great wooden structure that had been built for a roller-skating rink.Hints to Pilgrims|Charles Stephen Brooks
Drennan—To continue placing more confidence in the washboard than in the Ouija board.The Beaver, Vol. I, No. 4, January 1921|Hudson's Bay Company
He reached for the washboard as he ceased, and smiled lovingly on his mother.The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys|Gulielma Zollinger
The wind came in gusts, and now every flaw carried her down to the washboard.The Coming Wave|Oliver Optic
- a vertical planklike shield fastened to the gunwales of a boat to prevent water from splashing over the side
- Also called: splashboarda shield under a port for the same purpose