Translation of "wipe" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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wipeverb [ T ]

uk /waɪp/ us /waɪp/

B2 to slide something, especially a piece of cloth, over the surface of something else, in order to remove dirt, food, or liquid

擦,拭,抹
Do you have some paper towels that I can wipe the floor with? 你找没找到我可以用来擦地板的布?
I'll just get a sponge and wipe the crumbs off the table. 我这就去找块海绵把桌子上的碎屑擦掉。
Don't wipe your nose on your sleeve! 别用袖子擦鼻子!
Someone has wiped their dirty hands on my nice clean towel! 有人在我干净漂亮的毛巾上擦过脏手!

More examples

  • Don't wipe your grubby hands on my clean towel!
  • Please wipe your feet before you come into the house.
  • She wiped her floury hands on a cloth.
  • She wiped her eye make-up off with a cotton wool pad.
  • The nurse wiped my fevered brow.

wipenoun [ C ]

uk /waɪp/ us /waɪp/

a piece of soft, wet cloth or paper that you use for wiping

(湿)抹布;(湿)纸巾;(湿)手巾
baby wipes 婴儿纸巾

an act of wiping

擦,拭,抹
I'd better give the floor a quick wipe before someone slips on it. 我最好赶快擦一下地板,省得有人滑倒。

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