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Definitions and Synonyms of floss | Another word for floss | What is floss?

Definition 1: a soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery - [noun denoting artifact]

(floss is a kind of ...) a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

Definition 2: a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for floss in the sense of this definition

(floss is a kind of ...) a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

Definition 3: use dental floss to clean - [verb of body]

Samples where floss or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • floss your teeth after every meal

(floss is a kind of ...) clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing

"clean up before you see your grandparents" "clean your fingernails before dinner"

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