washable Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “washable” in the English Dictionary

"washable" in British English

See all translations


uk   /ˈwɒʃ.ə.bl̩/  us   /ˈwɑː.ʃə-/
able to be ​washed in a ​washingmachine without being ​damaged: I never ​buyclothes that aren't machine-washable.
(Definition of washable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"washable" in American English

See all translations

washableadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈwɑʃ·ə·bəl, ˈwɔ·ʃə-/
able to be ​cleaned in ​water without ​damaging the ​material: Are these ​pants washable? If a ​type of ​material or a ​piece of ​clothing is machine-washable, it can be ​cleaned in a washing machine .
(Definition of washable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “washable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 可机洗的, 耐洗的…
in Turkish yıkanabilir…
in Russian моющийся, стирающийся…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可機洗的, 耐洗的…
in Polish (nadający się) do prania, zmywalny…
What is the pronunciation of washable?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“washable” in British English

“washable” in American English

Word of the Day


peaceful, quiet, and without worry

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

climate justice noun
climate justice noun
October 12, 2015
the holding to account of those responsible for climate change and reparation for those most affected by it I just finished reading the pope’s message to the world on climate justice.I feel energized and have joined a group of people at my church, St. Joseph University Parish, who feel the same.

Read More