- rinse something out
- rinse something out†1. to clean cloth or clothing partially by immersing it in water and squeezing it out. •
Can you please rinse this rag out? It's all dirty.•
Please rinse out your clothes to make sure there is no soap left in them.2. to launder something delicate, such as feminine underwear, using a mild soap. •
I have to go rinse a few things out.•
After I rinse out some things, I will be right with you.3. to clean the inside of a container partially by flushing it out with water. •
Rinse the bottle out and throw it away.•
Rinse out the bottle and throw it away.
Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.