washingnoun [ U ]uk /ˈwɒʃ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈwɑː.ʃɪŋ/ also mainly US wash
- Put those clothes in a pile for washing .
- I must just get the washing in.
- I'd hung the washing out on the clothes line.
- I've already done one lot of washing.
- Take your filthy paws off my nice clean washing!