wipe

[ US /ˈwaɪp/ ]
[ UK /wˈa‍ɪp/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of rubbing or wiping
    he gave the hood a quick rub
VERB
  1. rub with a circular motion
    wipe the blackboard
    He passed his hands over the soft cloth
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How To Use wipe In A Sentence

  • She wiped her nose with a tissue.
  • I also have a goldenrod-colored scarf (you know, one of those pashmina-y things) that goes nicely with this, and about two weeks ago I was in "the city" (which seems to be what you call San Francisco, if you live near it) wearing this dress, that scarf, and an old denim Levi's jacket I swiped from my Dad in roughly 1987 (with bright pink leather gloves sticking out of the breast pocket) and a tourist actually STOPPED ME ON THE STREET and asked to take my picture. The Return (With Butterflies) - A Dress A Day
  • And in a sideswipe at some of his peers, many of whom he feels are languishing in the comfort zone, he refused to pull his punches.
  • In turn, the gallery's window is fitted with giant windscreen wipers to sweep away a continuous downpour of "rain" inverted commas seem necessary to any description of Weber's wonderfully artificial sculptural conceits. This week's new exhibitions
  • Quickly she left the room to go search for a clean tissue to wipe the cut.
  • Zach nodded his head as wiped the snot away from his nose with his hand.
  • I drew a smiley face, played tic-tac-toe with myself, drew another smiley face, scribbled all over it and finally, I wiped the ink off the plastic table.
  • It really did wipe out all the plus signs.
  • The nurse tried to catch drips before they hit the bedspread and wiped his chin after every other spoonful.
  • We're goin' to need TP, baby wipes, plastic bags, battery powered lanterns, and buckets of batteries.
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