towel off

towel off

1. To dry off with a towel. I didn't even have time to towel off as I ran out of the shower to answer the door. I need to towel off after working up such a sweat.
2. To dry someone or something off with a towel. In this usage, a noun can be used between "towel" and "off." He toweled the kids off after their bath and got them both dressed for bed. Gym members are reminded to always towel off the equipment after each use.
See also: off, towel

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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I won't tell you what he said he could hang his towel off.
What would you do on a cold day if you were wet and could not towel off or change clothes?
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.
I towel off quickly while you poke and adjust logs, and then I slip under the covers: white flannelette sheets with blue stripes and red blanket stitching on the edges, and a faded chenille bedspread whose colours are now indistinguishable.
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.
in that shower, just about to towel off, have a drink, cook dinner and
It was so hot, the camera had to stop to towel off the sweating bald head of an extra.
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.