Water in which dishes are to be or have been washed.(noun)
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Use "dishwater" in a sentence
"I should know by now that "I am up to my elbows in dishwater" is not a good reason to fail to write something down."
"Of course, I had to be up to my elbows in dishwater and have to STOP doing dishes, check the phone, go back and start the process all over."
"One a redhead and one is, I call a dishwater blonde, came in and sat down at the center table, center row."