[ US /ənˈwɑʃt/ ]
[ UK /ʌnwˈɒʃt/ ]
  1. not cleaned with or as if with soap and water
    a sink full of unwashed dishes
  2. of or associated with the great masses of people
    the unwashed masses
    a vulgar and objectionable person
    a vulgar and objectionable person
    his square plebeian nose
    behavior that branded him as common
    behavior that branded him as common
    the common people in those days suffered greatly
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How To Use unwashed In A Sentence

  • Its heroes were beastly revellers or cruel and ferocious plunderers; its heroines unsexed hoidens, playing the ugliest tricks with their lovers, and repaying slights with bloody revenge, -- very dangerous and unsatisfactory companions for any other than the fire - eating Vikings and redhanded, unwashed Berserkers. The Conflict with Slavery and Others, Complete, Volume VII, The Works of Whittier: the Conflict with Slavery, Politics and Reform, the Inner Life and Criticism
  • `The habitation of the great unwashed ," she finally repeated, mumbling miserably. ANASTASIA KRUPNIK (3-IN-1)
  • In my unwashed condition, I would only make them filthy again.
  • Despite the best efforts of the unwashed layabouts who call themselves the anti-capitalist movement, market forces remain the future of our society.
  • The donkeys and horses were gone, and a cluster of damaged buggies stood by the street corner, like unwashed dishes in a sink. Times, Sunday Times
  • She had long, brown hair that was knotted and unwashed.
  • Drawing nearer we peeped with fascinated horror through the grimy, unwashed windows at the interior still life.
  • ‘It's an 18 th-century anachronism invented by guys who didn't believe the unwashed rabble were smart enough to elect a leader,’ he says.
  • a process called saponification, as medicine for heavy cough and as animal lick, and unwashed salt that is on high demand in factories for preserving fish and animal hides and skins. AllAfrica News: Latest
  • In the brawny parlance of the great unwashed: a crunch match. THE CALLIGRAPHER
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