Etymology
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washable (adj.)

1620s, from wash (v.) + -able. Related: Washables (n.), 1892.

updated on June 02, 2012

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Definitions of washable from WordNet

washable (adj.)
capable of being washed without injury;
acrylic blankets are both warm and washable
washable woolens
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.