Translation of "towel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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towelnoun [ C ]

uk /taʊəl/ us /taʊəl/

A2 a piece of cloth or paper used for drying someone or something that is wet

She came downstairs after her shower, wrapped in a towel. 她淋浴后裹着毛巾走下楼来。
He used a paper towel to mop up the spill. 学校给孩子们提供纸巾把手擦干。

More examples

  • Don't wipe your grubby hands on my clean towel!
  • Please remember to bring a mat and a towel with you to the next aerobics class.
  • During the break between games, she had a drink of water and wiped the perspiration off her face and arms with a towel.
  • She gave the dirty towel a quick rinse.
  • I used a towel to rub the dog down after his bath.

towelverb [ T ]

uk /taʊəl/ us /taʊəl/ -ll- or US usually -l-

to rub something with a towel to dry it

[ + adj ] She towelled her hair dry. 她用毛巾把头发擦干。
After our swim, we quickly towelled ourselves down. 游完泳,我们很快用毛巾擦干身体,然后去打网球。

(Translation of “towel” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)