towel


Definition: Meaning of, towel in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈtaʊəl /

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Word Forms:
Prsesent Past Past Participle
towel towelled, toweled towelled, toweled
Present Participle Third Person Singular
towelling, toweling towels
also towel down/off [British English] [American English] [transitive]
  1. to dry yourself using a towel
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  • noun
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Singular Plural
towel towels
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  1. a piece of cloth that you use for drying your skin or for drying things such as dishes
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towel used in phrases

  • Turkish towel (noun)
    1. a bath towel with rough loose pile
  • bath towel (noun)
    1. a large TOWEL (= piece of material for drying yourself)
  • beach towel (noun)
    1. very large towel to dry yourself after swimming
  • dish towel (noun)
    1. American English a cloth used for drying dishes
  • face towel (noun)
    1. a small towel used to dry the hands or face
  • hand towel (noun)
    1. a small piece of cloth that you use for drying your hands
  • paper towel (noun)
    1. a sheet of soft thick paper that you use to dry your hands or to clean up small amounts of liquid, food etc
  • roller towel (noun)
    1. a towel with the ends sewn together, hung on a roller
  • sanitary towel (noun)
    1. trade name Kotex a disposable absorbent pad ; worn to absorb menstrual flow
  • tea towel (noun)
    1. British English a small cloth that you use for drying cups, plates etc after you have washed them [=  dish towel American English]
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