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washout

wash·out

washout

 
pronunciation:
wash aUt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the erosion of soil, gravel, or other ground by a sudden heavy stream of water.
similar words:
wash
definition 2: a hole, gap, or channel created by the eroding action of water.
definition 3: (informal) a very disappointing person; utter failure.
As a teacher, he's a washout.
definition 4: (informal) a thoroughly disappointing experience, event, or place.
That new restaurant is a washout.
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