Wordlist: Personal hygiene basics - List 3

 

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  • nail scissors
    • nail scissors(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • small, usually curved scissors used for cutting fingernails and toenails
    • Example:
      • Susan always carries nail scissors in her bag.
    • a pair of nail scissors(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • She needs to buy a new pair of nail scissors.
  • nailfile
    • nailfile, nailfiles(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small file made of soft metal, or a board covered with fine sandpaper, for filing and shaping one's nails
    • Example:
      • I can't stand the sound of somebody using a nailfile.
  • handkerchief
    • handkerchief, handkerchiefs[ˈhæŋkətʃɪf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of cloth, usually square and often fine and elegant, carried for wiping the face, eyes, nose or hands
    • Example:
      • He always carries a handkerchief in his pocket.
      • Synonym(s):
        hanky
  • tissue
    • tissue, tissues[ˈtɪʃu](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief
    • Example:
      • I need a tissue to blow my nose.
      • Synonym(s):
        Kleenex
    • pack of tissues(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Can you bring a pack of tissues from the store?
  • blow
    • blow, blew, blown[bləʊ](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to produce an air current
    • Example:
      • Wait a second, I have to blow my nose.
    • sanitary towel, sanitary towels(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a pad of cotton or other absorbent material worn by women to absorb the menstrual flow
    • Example:
      • Do you happen to have a sanitary towel in your bag?
      • Synonym(s):
        sanitary napkin (AE)
  • toilet
    • toilet, toilets[ˈtɔɪ.lət](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a lavatory or device for depositing human waste and then flushing it away with water
    • Example:
      • Sorry, I need to go to the toilet.
      • Synonym(s):
        loo, lavatory, john (AE)
  • toilet paper
    • toilet paper(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • paper, usually on a roll, to clean oneself after having used the toilet
    • Example:
      • We're out of toilet paper!
      • Synonym(s):
        lavatory paper, toilet tissue
  • roll of toilet paper
    • roll of toilet paper(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Please get me a new roll of toilet paper.
    • flush[ˈflʌʃ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to cleanse by flooding with generous quantities of a fluid, particularly, to cleanse a toilet by introducing lots of water
    • Example:
      • Did you flush the toilet, sweetheart?
  • mirror
    • mirror, mirrors[ˈmɪɹ.ə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a smooth surface, usually made of glass with reflective material painted on the underside, that reflects light so as to give an image of what is in front of it
    • Example:
      • Can you see your bruise in the mirror?
  • laundry
    • laundry[ˈlɔːn.dri](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • that which needs to be, is being, or has been washed (usually clothes)
    • Example:
      • You've left your dirty laundry all over the house.
  • launderette
    • launderette, launderettes(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a place that has facilities for washing and drying clothes that the public may pay to use
    • Example:
      • She has to go to a launderette because she doesn't have her own washing machine.
      • Synonym(s):
        laundromat (AE)
    • cleaners[ˈkliː.nɚz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a business establishment that engages in the dry cleaning of clothes and other fabrics
    • Example:
      • I need to bring my jacket to the cleaners.
 

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          launderette
          a place that has facilities for washing and drying clothes that the public may pay to use
          sanitary towel
          a pad of cotton or other absorbent material worn by women to absorb the menstrual flow
          nailfile
          a small file made of soft metal, or a board covered with fine sandpaper, for filing and shaping one's nails
          toilet
          a lavatory or device for depositing human waste and then flushing it away with water
          blow
          to produce an air current
          tissue
          a sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief
          flush
          to cleanse by flooding with generous quantities of a fluid, particularly, to cleanse a toilet by introducing lots of water
          toilet paper
          paper, usually on a roll, to clean oneself after having used the toilet
          nail scissors
          small, usually curved scissors used for cutting fingernails and toenails
          cleaners
          a business establishment that engages in the dry cleaning of clothes and other fabrics
          handkerchief
          a piece of cloth, usually square and often fine and elegant, carried for wiping the face, eyes, nose or hands
          pack of tissues
          mirror
          a smooth surface, usually made of glass with reflective material painted on the underside, that reflects light so as to give an image of what is in front of it
          laundry
          that which needs to be, is being, or has been washed (usually clothes)
          a pair of nail scissors
           
           
           
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          toilet
          toilet paper
          toilet paper
          roll of toilet paper
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          tissue
          a sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief
          mirror
          a smooth surface, usually made of glass with reflective material painted on the underside, that reflects light so as to give an image of what is in front of it
          nailfile
          a small file made of soft metal, or a board covered with fine sandpaper, for filing and shaping one's nails
          blow
          to produce an air current
          handkerchief
          a piece of cloth, usually square and often fine and elegant, carried for wiping the face, eyes, nose or hands
          toilet paper
          paper, usually on a roll, to clean oneself after having used the toilet
          launderette
          a place that has facilities for washing and drying clothes that the public may pay to use
          roll of toilet paper
          toilet
          a lavatory or device for depositing human waste and then flushing it away with water
          nailscissors
          small, usually curved scissors used for cutting fingernails and toenails
           
           
           
         
         

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