Definition of wipe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//waɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//waɪp//
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  1. 1an act of cleaning something using a cloth Can you give the table a quick wipe?
  2. 2a special piece of thin cloth or soft paper that has been treated with a liquid and that you use to clean away dirt and bacteria Remember to take nappies and baby wipes. antiseptic wipes
  3. Word OriginOld English wīpian, of Germanic origin; related to whip.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wipe