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



BrE BrE//ˈwɒʃbeɪsn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɑːʃbeɪsn//
, NAmE//ˈwɔːʃbeɪsn//
(also basin) (both especially British English) (also sink North American English, British English) (also especially North American English washbowl)
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a large bowl that has taps/faucets and is fixed to the wall in a bathroom, used for washing your hands and face inExtra examples He washed his shirt in the washbasin. She filled the washbasin with warm soapy water. She was washing her hands at the washbasin.
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