unwashed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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unwashedadjective

uk   /ʌnˈwɒʃt/  us   /-ˈwɑːʃt/
not ​washed: His ​footballshirt was ​left unwashed in his ​locker for ​weeks. Dangerous ​bacteria can be ​spread by unwashed ​hands.the great unwashed often humorous (US also the unwashed masses) a ​humorous or ​insulting way to refer to ​ordinary, ​uneducated or ​poorpeople: He ​concocted a ​theory that ​great men are not ​bound by the same ​laws as the ​great unwashed.
(Definition of unwashed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unwashed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 未洗的, 不干净的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 未洗的, 不乾淨的…
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