towel
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /taʊl/, /ˈtaʊ.əl/
Noun

towel (plural towels)

  1. A cloth used for wiping, especially one used for drying anything wet, as a person after a bath.
Translations Verb

towel (towels, present participle toweling; past and past participle toweled)

  1. (transitive) To hit with a towel.
  2. (transitive) To dry by using a towel.
    He got out of the shower and toweled himself dry.
  3. (transitive) To block up (a door, etc.) with a towel, to conceal the fumes of a recreational drug.
  4. (UK, dialect, obsolete, transitive) To beat with a stick.



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