A washcloth is a type of cloth that is used to wash your body. It is usually square or rectangular, and it is made of cotton or linen.

  • He was going to use the washcloth to clean the kitchen.

  • She washes her face with a washcloth before she goes to bed.

Definition of washcloth


bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body


face cloth, flannel, washrag

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Example Sentences for washcloth

  • 1

    Put some shampoo on the washcloth and wash the dog's face.

  • 2

    This can be accomplished with a warm washcloth.

  • 3

    It is commonly used as a patient washcloth in hospitals.

  • 4

    Step 5Soak up the vinegar and water mixture with a washcloth.

  • 5

    The cooled washcloth is then used to wipe off excess oil.

  • 6

    Often using a hot washcloth can temporarily relieve ear pain.

  • 7

    Before you grab a cold washcloth, let's diagnose what caused A Fever.

  • 8

    You may need more than one washcloth to absorb up as much wetness as possible.