- an act of washing: Allow five minutes for washup.
- a place, as a bathroom, for washing.
Origin of washup
First recorded in 1865–70; noun use of verb phrase wash up
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Examples from the Web for washup
“I think”—began Tom, when they were down in their staterooms taking a washup before the noon meal.Frontier Boys in the South Seas