Meaning of “eyewash” in the English Dictionary

"eyewash" in British English

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eyewashnoun

uk /ˈaɪ.wɒʃ/ us /ˈaɪ.wɑːʃ/

eyewash noun (LIQUID)

[ C or U ] a liquid used to clean the eyes

eyewash noun (NONSENSE)

[ U ] old-fashioned informal nonsense or something that is not true

(Definition of “eyewash” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)