Definition of "mouthwash" []

  • A flavored, usually antiseptic solution used for cleaning the mouth and freshening the breath. (noun)

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Use "mouthwash" in a sentence
  • "Case in point: SALT LAKE CITY - A transient was arrested for the 452nd time this week after allegedly trying to steal a bottle of mouthwash from a drug store."
  • "This of course does not affect everyone, but seems to be something to keep in mind that your mouthwash might be the one that allows your coffee to stain your teeth. —"
  • "Health Canada is recalling a mouthwash sold at Dollarama stories across Canada after testing showed it includes a dangerous bacteria."