Definition of facecloth in English:

facecloth

noun

  • 1A small towelling cloth for washing one's face.

    • ‘The soap looked rough and small, obviously on its last legs and the facecloth, faded grey from too many washes, had seen better days.’
    • ‘After using you simply throw the facecloth into an attendant basket.’
    • ‘Both hand towel and facecloth are embroidered with a lavender and are available in colour set or mix the colours to suit yourself.’
    • ‘‘Here, wash your face,’ he was told as he was handed a facecloth, soap and towel.’
    • ‘Look for facecloth, arm cloth, leg cloth, long loofah, wide loofah and pumice stone.’
    • ‘You will find a toothbrush, facecloth and a bar of soap in the top drawer of your table.’
    rag, dishcloth, floorcloth, wipe, sponge, duster
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    1. 1.1British [mass noun]Smooth-surfaced woollen cloth.
      • ‘This slim fitting double-breasted coat, which has a silk velvet collar, is made of high quality British wool facecloth.’

Pronunciation:

facecloth

/ˈfeɪsklɒθ/