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Definition of "washing-up" []

  • The act of washing dishes etc; dishwashing (noun)
  • Of, or relating to washing dishes (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "washing-up" in a sentence
  • "A brief exchange with the Guardian's interpreter ascertains that he actually means "sinks", by which he means washing-up jobs, and menial work in general."
  • "Designer tea towels for your washing-up pleasure ..."
  • "Sometimes I was late taking out the bins or would leave the washing-up until morning."