Definition of dish towel in English:

dish towel

noun

North American
  • A cloth for drying washed crockery, cutlery, and glasses; a tea towel.

    ‘I asked where the dish towel was so I could dry’
    • ‘Ayden turned off the water and dried his hands on a nearby dish towel.’
    • ‘Wrap the grated potatoes in a clean dish towel and squeeze the towel to remove as much moisture as possible.’
    • ‘When we were finished, I asked where the dish towel was so I could dry.’
    • ‘He put the glass away and tossed the dish towel onto the counter.’
    • ‘He quickly spread the dish towel neatly over the bar.’
    • ‘Turn off the heat and cover the pan with a clean dish towel.’
    • ‘There, she saw an older woman drying her hands on a dish towel, looking out over the parking lot to the street beyond.’
    • ‘Turning off the water, she dried her hands on a dish towel beside the ivory bowl, and then headed back out to meet the two young men.’
    • ‘He turned off the water and dried his hands on a nearby dish towel.’
    • ‘Cover the pan with a dry, clean dish towel and place the lid on top, then leave the rice to steam and the flavours to mingle for about 15 minutes.’
    • ‘Ben picked up a dish towel and started to dry the supper dishes as Inger washed them.’
    • ‘She dried her hands on a dish towel and handed her sister a thick gray envelope from a pile of letters on the counter.’
    • ‘Drying my hands on a dish towel, I run out into the yard.’
    • ‘I stopped and turned back, watching her wipe her hands on a dish towel.’
    • ‘She saw an older woman drying her hands on a dish towel.’
    • ‘Beneath the platter is a dish towel draped on the diagonal, which provides visual weight and connects the rack to the table.’
    • ‘She grabbed a dish towel and wrapped it over her arm.’
    • ‘He has also stolen my dish towel.’
    • ‘Wrap it in a clean dish towel or piece of cheesecloth.’
    • ‘Before you start frying them, make sure your raw chips are dry (wrap them in a clean dish towel, for instance), since more fat will be absorbed if the surfaces are moist.’
    • ‘‘I have a feeling this is shaping out to be bad,’ he said, slinging his dish towel over his shoulder.’
    • ‘Allow to sit for a minute; then remove the jars with the tongs and allow them to cool completely on a dish towel.’
    • ‘Wash the lids under hot, soapy water, and place them on a clean dish towel to dry.’
    • ‘‘There's a dish towel on the cabinet to your left,’ Clara told him as he elbowed the faucet lever off.’
    • ‘With a clean dish towel, dry each berry, and then swirl it in the chocolate and place it on the baking sheet.’