|part of speech:
||the erosion of soil, gravel, or other ground by a sudden heavy stream of water.
- similar words:
||a hole, gap, or channel created by the eroding action of water.
||(informal) a very disappointing person; utter failure.
As a teacher, he's a washout.
||(informal) a thoroughly disappointing experience, event, or place.
That new restaurant is a washout.
||bungle, disaster, failure