HyperDic: towel

English > 2 senses of the word towel:
NOUNartifacttowela rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
VERBcontacttowelwipe with a towel
towel > pronunciation
Soundstaw'ahl; taw'l
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
afoul ... waterfowl: 13 rhymes with awl...
English > towel: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping.
Narrowerbath towelA large towel
beach towelVery large towel to dry yourself after swimming
dishtowel, dish towel, tea towelA towel for drying dishes
hand towel, face towelA small towel used to dry the hands or face
paper towelA disposable towel made of absorbent paper
roller towelA towel with the ends sewn together, hung on a roller
Broaderpiece of cloth, piece of materialA separate part consisting of fabric
Spanishtoalla
Catalaneixugamans, tovallola
Verbstowelwipe with a towel
English > towel: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningwipe with a towel.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"towel your hair dry"
Broaderwipe, pass overrub with a circular motion
Spanishpasar una toalla, secarse, secar
Catalaneixugar-se, eixugar
Nounstowela rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping

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