dishwater dishwater

Definition(s):

  • (n) water in which dishes and cooking utensils are washed

Usage(s):

  1. I find it difficult to exorcise memories of the Han's less wholesome days, when the river had all the appeal of dirty dishwater with an odor to match.
  2. Watching the suds floating on the dishwater, he got an idea that is likely to revolutionize the manufacture of flat glass.
  3. It refines a dishwater dilemma, accommodating one's ideals to one's spouse, into a sparkling tonic.

News

  1. Sewer rule could close Winchester Bay vendor

    WINCHESTER BAY — An increasingly popular food vendor on U.S. Highway 101 will only be here until October. It has no restrooms, and any “gray water,” usually dishwater, is picked up by a weekly…
    on July 18, 2013     Source: The World

  2. Sewer rule could close vendor

    WINCHESTER BAY — An increasingly popular food vendor on U.S. Highway 101 will only be here until October. It has no restrooms, and any “gray water,” usually dishwater, is picked up by a weekly…
    on July 17, 2013     Source: The World

Quotes

  1. KALAMAZOO -- In his poem "The Sins of Kalamazoo," Carl Sandburg writes that "the sins of Kalamazoo are a convict gray, a dishwater drab," and in the lives of the characters of playwright Christine Iaderosa's play with the same name, those...
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Carl Sandburg Source: Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

  2. "The conventions are as dull as dishwater," said Larry Sabato, a political-science professor at the University of Virginia. "It amazes me that anybody watches them anymore."
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Larry Sabato Source: Arizona Republic

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