[ UK /wˈɒʃəbə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈwɑʃəbəɫ/ ]
  1. capable of being washed without injury
    washable woolens
    acrylic blankets are both warm and washable
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How To Use washable In A Sentence

  • Dear ladies (and sirs), that last is reason alone to try to remember to WASH - not dryclean - your (washable) fabrics when you get them home, instead of waiting until just before you sew them to preshrink them. Resolved. - A Dress A Day
  • It's washable, scrubbable and has a tough matt finish. The Sun
  • Most sheets, pillow cases, bed skirts and shams are machine washable.
  • Gingham is a lightweight, washable, stout fabric that is woven in checks, plaids or stripes.
  • Some models, such as those made by Brandt, have washable metallic filters that can be cleaned in the dishwasher.
  • Washable rayon will state the care on the fabric label.
  • Follow your label directions—many synthetics are machine washable and dryable. The Royal Guide to Spot and Stain Removal
  • ‘aplysia’ or the ‘unwashable’, from the circumstance that it cannot be cleaned. The History of Animals
  • The Chaplain is plainly uncertain, as he wrestles with the clerical guillotine of washable xylonite, and stammers something about unwarrantable liberty and a lady's reputation! The Dop Doctor
  • It was strong as can be, machine washable, and the patch was easily removed with a standard seam ripper.
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