Associations to the word «Towel»


TOWEL, noun. A cloth used for wiping, especially one used for drying anything wet, as a person after a bath.
TOWEL, verb. To hit with a towel.
TOWEL, verb. To dry by using a towel.
TOWEL, verb. (UK) (dialect) (obsolete) To beat with a stick.
TOWEL GOURD, noun. Loofah plant
TOWEL RAIL, noun. A rail, or system of rails (sometimes heated), in a bathroom on which towels are hung to dry
TOWEL RAILS, noun. Plural of towel rail
TOWEL SNAP, noun. (slang) A school prank in the act of the person twisting a damp towel making it look whip-like. The person whips the victim with the end of the towel making a snapping noise and with contact of the victim in pain
TOWEL SNAPS, noun. Plural of towel snap

Dictionary definition

TOWEL, noun. A rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping.
TOWEL, verb. Wipe with a towel; "towel your hair dry".

Wise words

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John Locke