Definition of dishwasher in English:

dishwasher

noun

  • 1A machine for washing dishes automatically.

    • ‘The environmentally friendly water recycling tank and plumbing system allows water from showers, sinks, washing machines, dishwashers, etc. to be filtered and recycled for use in cleaning/flushing toilets.’
    • ‘It will sell office furniture and electrical appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers, as well as kitchens and bedrooms.’
    • ‘Other tips include not watering the lawn, only turning on dishwashers and washing machines when they are full and using a bucket instead of a hose to wash cars.’
    • ‘When buying electrical appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines, look for the water efficiency AAA label.’
    • ‘Their tank and plumbing system collects water from showers, sinks, washing machines, dishwashers and other household appliances.’
    • ‘When using washing machines and dishwashers - fill them up!’
    • ‘Swing doors give access to a utility room plumbed for a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.’
    • ‘The majority of homes already have washing machines, dishwashers, vacuum cleaners and pop-up toasters.’
    • ‘Most newer refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, and dryers let you reduce the energy they consume.’
    • ‘The kitchen is compact but well laid out and is plumbed for a washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer.’
    • ‘Water saving tips include washing the car with a bucket instead of a hose, ensuring washing machines and dishwashers have a full load, and turning off the tap while brushing teeth.’
    • ‘Standard features include fully tiled and fitted kitchens with integrated appliances including stainless steel ovens, hobs, fridge-freezers, dishwashers and washing machines.’
    • ‘Washing machines and dishwashers are more complex, but still should be very reliable.’
    • ‘Car parking is included in the price as is a range of kitchen appliances including fridge-freezers, ovens, hobs, dishwashers, washing machines and extractor fans.’
    • ‘Half-load programmes on dishwashers and washing machines use more than half the water and energy of a full load so save up your washing and do a full load.’
    • ‘The situation was so bad that household appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers could not be used.’
    • ‘Often-overlooked sources of interior heat gain are lights and household appliances, such as ovens, dishwashers, and dryers.’
    • ‘Those who own dishwashers, deep freezers, clothes dryers and microwaves can even sometimes take longer to do their chores than those who do not.’
    • ‘It is worth mentioning that the fitted kitchen market also includes appliances such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines and freezers.’
    • ‘We live in a society which encourages people to own goods which make life easy for us dishwashers, washing machines, mobile telephones, computers and so on.’
  • 2A person employed to wash dishes.

    • ‘About 20% of its 300 workers are foreign, many of them legal Mexican dishwashers and chambermaids.’
    • ‘Others found employment in hotel service jobs, working as dishwashers, bellhops, and elevator operators.’
    • ‘Some of the workers - who are employed as cooks, waiters, oysterman, and dishwashers - have been working at the restaurant for as long as 30 years.’
    • ‘He could have been one among the many migrant workers, dishwashers, messengers, cleaners, and restaurant help who perished on that day.’
    • ‘The strike at 12 hotels includes cleaners, cooks, doormen, bartenders and dishwashers who are fighting for improvements in wages and benefits.’
    • ‘We create a lot of employment here - look at the dishwashers and the chefs and the waitresses and the waiters.’
    • ‘He booked into a hostel and found himself odd jobs as a hotel dishwasher and later a taxi driver.’
    • ‘If your hands are often wet (for example, like dishwashers in restaurants and professional house cleaners), you are more likely to get fungal fingernail infections.’
    • ‘They hold low-wage jobs as restaurant waiters, street cleaners, construction workers, and dishwashers.’
    • ‘But all of our employees, from janitors and dishwashers to hotel managers, know they have the ability - and the responsibility - to improve the experience of any guest.’

Pronunciation

dishwasher

/ˈdɪʃwɒʃə/