Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “washbasin”

See all translations

washbasin

noun [C]
 
/ˈwɒʃˌbeɪsən/ UK ( also UK/US sink)
a bowl in a bathroom that water can flow into, used for washing your face or handsPlumbing and pipes and sewageBathroom fixtures and fittings
Translations of “washbasin”
in Korean 세면기…
in Arabic حَوْض الغَسيل…
in Portuguese lavatório…
in Catalan lavabo…
in Japanese 洗面台…
in Italian lavabo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗臉盆, 洗手盆…
in Russian раковина…
in Turkish lâvabo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洗手池, 洗脸盆…
in Polish umywalka…
(Definition of washbasin from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “washbasin” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More