towel off

towel someone or something off

to dry someone or something with a towel. The young mother toweled the baby off with a soft, warm towel. She toweled off the baby.
See also: off, towel

towel off

v.
1. To dry oneself with a towel: The swimmer got out of the pool and toweled off.
2. To dry someone or something with a towel: I toweled off my wet feet before putting my socks on. We hosed the car down and toweled it off.
See also: off, towel
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gt; May 2013: A mum in Dubai's Discovery Gardens stopped to pick towel off floor, in which time her toddler son fell off balcony but survived.
The story goes that as the bell went Tug took the towel off my dad's shoulders and he turned around to put it down.
I won't tell you what he said he could hang his towel off.
The children occasionally wander through the kitchen, lift the paper towel off the top of the fermenting mix beneath and wrinkle their noses.
Extra towels - rather than simply hanging one towel off your golf bag, put extra towels in your bag to keep your hands and grips dry.
The married man proceeded to a shower block on level one and began chatting to a 22-year-old backpacker before taking his towel off and masturbating in front of the traveller, police prosecutor Carrie Davidson said.
One 12-year-old girl was initially so scared she would not even take her towel off to get in the water but after three months of one-to-one lessons, was swimming lengths.
A GERMAN pensioner who attacked a young woman when she moved his towel off a poolside sunlounger is to face assault charges.
After the referee had missed Calzaghe's first attempt at throwing the towel in, the veteran corner-man from Newbridge grabbed the blood-stained white towel off the canvas and threw it in once again, and at the same time the referee intervened.
To spare your muscles, slip into a terrycloth bathrobe, saving the need to towel off.
That's it, get out, towel off and in a few hours the body is bronzed from head to toe.
Towel off, then head next door to the Salida Museum, which houses bric-a-brac from years gone by, including an impressive array of photographs depicting the town's mining and railroad past.
By the time I had to whip my towel off in front of her I had pretty much gone through the mill.