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Definition of "blackwash" [black• wash•wash]

  • To bring from concealment; disclose. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blackwash" in a sentence
  • "I haven't forgotten the 'blackwash', the 'summer of 4 captains' and the excruciating Ashes defeats and dead rubber victories........now it's time for some payback."
  • "Like it or not the Tories are going to be painted with the blackest of blackwash as the nasty uncaring party who hit out at their class enemies and the disadvantaged. closing hospitals, libraries, post offices, nursery places, schools, police stations all to come."
  • "Thanks to Imnakoya who provided the link to the 'Heart of Africa' website where all the bright ideas to whitewash or will it be a blackwash Nigeria's image are set out."