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(limp) dishrag

n. a totally helpless person; a cowardly and spineless person. He’s sweet, but he’s a dishrag.
See also: dishrag, limp

dishrag

verb
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I don't remember the dishrags, but please, the body doesn't lie.
Items like paper towels or dishrags are not sterile and can contaminate a wound with germs.
The next items in the basket are washrags, dishrags, and underwear.
You will want to note that for items like towels, dishrags, underwear and T-shirts that you can pin the corner of one item with the corner of the next item.
Then there was that summer vacation in Alaska where she taught all of us to knit dishrags.
I still have a stack of those dishrags in my cupboard.
What will happen when my stack of dishrags is finally gone?
Just a few feet away was the utility drawer, with tools inside, a screwdriver, nails, a hammer, dishrags, all sons of redeeming implements.
And after their football eligibility was over, or if they were injured, they were thrown away like dirty dishrags.
In the kitchen it can replace dishrags used for cleaning dirty pots and pans, and it can be used xvith spray cleaners on counter tops, appliances, cook tops and even floors.
At the American Society for Microbiology meeting in New Orleans last May, Enriquez and his coworkers reported finding that most of the 75 dishrags and 325 sponges from home kitchens that they have sampled harbor large numbers of virulent bacteria (SN: 5/25/96, p.
People don't realize that sponges and dishrags are breeding grounds for disease-causing bacteria," says Chuck Gerba, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona who specializes in household contamination.
Run your sponge, dishrag, or scouring pad through the dishwasher.