[ wosh-uhp, wawsh- ]
/ ˈwɒʃˌʌp, ˈwɔʃ- /
an act of washing: Allow five minutes for washup.
a place, as a bathroom, for washing.
"EVERYDAY" VS. "EVERY DAY" QUIZ: IS IT ONE WORD OR TWO?
An everyday activity is one you do every day. (Thanks, English.) Practice using "everyday," one word, and "every day," two words, in this fun quiz with … everyday example sentences!
Question 1 of 16
“Everyday" is an adjective that describes things that happen habitually or items that are normal items or events.
Origin of washup
First recorded in 1865–70; noun use of verb phrase wash up
Words nearby washup
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Example sentences 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|Wyn Roosevelt