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Definition of "towel" []

  • A piece of absorbent cloth or paper used for wiping or drying. (noun)
  • To wipe or rub dry with a towel. (verb-transitive)
  • To dry oneself with a towel. (verb-intransitive)

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 "towel" in a sentence
  • "If you can manage with _one towel_ by washing it every day, or evening, allowing it to dry during the night, one towel will be sufficient; leave the others at home."
  • "*pulls hunnert dollar towel outta londry baskit and puts it in warshing mashine, oblivious to GP-sized lump in towel*"
  • "Michael Carrick insists Manchester United have not thrown in the title towel just yet."