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English definition of “eyewash”

eyewash

noun uk   /ˈaɪ.wɒʃ/ us    /-wɑːʃ/

eyewash noun (LIQUID)

[C or U] a liquid used to clean the eyesSpecific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug

eyewash noun (NONSENSE)

[U] old-fashioned informal nonsense or something that is not trueNonsense
(Definition of eyewash from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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