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Synonyms for washout
ˈwɒʃˌaʊt, ˈwɔʃ-washout

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. washoutnoun

    the channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water

    "it was several days after the storm before they could repair the washout and open the road"

    wash, flop, dud

  2. washout, washnoun

    the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway)

    "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water"

    flop, backwash, airstream, wash, wash drawing, lavation, dud, laundry, washables, slipstream, race, dry wash, washing

  3. flop, dud, washoutnoun

    someone who is unsuccessful

    flop, floating-point operation, dud, wash, turkey, bust, bomb, collapse, fizzle, misfire

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  1. List of paraphrases for "washout":

    washing, watermark, rinse, wash, weaning, lavage, rinsing, fiasco, leaching

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How to use washout in a sentence?

  1. Samuel Heilman:

    Purim is pretty much going to be a washout this year.

  2. John Saucer:

    The scope of today's sell-off is unequivocally a speculative washout.

  3. Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison:

    Our collaboration with the US Marshals Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and participation in joint operations like Operation Washout reflect our ongoing partnership and commitment to apprehending some of the most violent offenders and taking them off the streets, this operation demonstrated our ongoing efforts in working with all of our law enforcement partners at the federal, state and local level in creating a safer Baltimore.

  4. Art Hogan:

    This kind of washout doesn't get accomplished in a day. Even though yesterday felt traumatic, it tends to be a three-day process.

  5. Jared Woodard:

    All the evidence suggests folks who were inclined to hedge against this kind of scenario have been doing so for some time and that reduces the probability of a panic washout.

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