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Meaning of TOWEL

Pronunciation:  'tawul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
  2. [v]  wipe with a towel; "towel your hair dry"

TOWEL is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 See Also: bath towel, beach towel, dish towel, face towel, hand towel, paper towel, pass over, piece of cloth, piece of material, roller towel, tea towel, wipe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tow"el\, n. [OE. towaille, towail, F. touaille, LL.
    toacula, of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. dwahila, swahilla, G.
    zwehle, fr. OHG. dwahan to wash; akin to D. dwaal a towel,
    AS. [thorn]we['a]n to wash, OS. thwahan, Icel. [thorn]v[=a],
    Sw. tv[*a], Dan. toe, Goth. [thorn]wahan. Cf. {Doily}.]
    A cloth used for wiping, especially one used for drying
    anything wet, as the person after a bath.
    {Towel gourd} (Bot.), the fruit of the cucurbitaceous plant
       {Luffa [AE]gyptiaca}; also, the plant itself. The fruit is
       very fibrous, and, when separated from its rind and seeds,
       is used as a sponge or towel. Called also {Egyptian bath
       sponge}, and {dishcloth}.
  2. \Tow"el\, v. t.
    To beat with a stick. [Prov. Eng.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or using a towel in your dream, suggests that you need to deal with your emotions in order to move forward in your life. You need to find some sort of a resolution. Alternatively, it represents completion, a fresh start and new transition.