Definition of Laundry

1. Noun. Garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering.

Exact synonyms: Wash, Washables, Washing
Generic synonyms: Garment, Household Linen, White Goods
Derivative terms: Launder, Wash, Wash



2. Noun. Workplace where clothes are washed and ironed.
Specialized synonyms: Launderette, Laundromat, Washhouse
Generic synonyms: Work, Workplace
Derivative terms: Launder

Definition of Laundry

1. n. A laundering; a washing.

Definition of Laundry

1. Noun. A laundering; a washing. ¹

2. Noun. A place or room where laundering is done - including, by extension, other forms of laundering than clothes washing. ¹

3. Noun. That which needs to be, is being, or has been laundered. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laundry

1. a collection of clothes to be washed [n -DRIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laundry

launderers
launderette
launderettes
laundering
launderings
launders
laundress
laundressed
laundresses
laundressing
laundrette
laundrettes
laundries
laundromat
laundromats
laundry (current term)
laundry-mark
laundry basket
laundry baskets
laundry cart
laundry chute
laundry detergent
laundry list
laundry lists
laundry mark
laundry truck
laundrymaid
laundrymaids
laundryman
laundrymat

Literary usage of Laundry

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"laundry. A room, or a group of rooms, or a separate building, where all operations incidental to washing and ironing clothes and linen are carried on ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"laundry Superiority Men and women who admire quality in laundry should ... The Pressure of laundry Work Done at home is felt by the head of the bouse and ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"laundry MACHINERY. laundry machinery as it is understood from the commercial ... While the use of laundry machinery in crude forms dates back for a ..."

4. Rural Life by Charles Josiah Galpin (1918)
"In 1913 one of the members brought to the club the story of a community which was maintaining a farmers' cooperative laundry. A committee was appointed on ..."

5. Textiles: A Handbook for the Student and the Consumer by Mary Schenck Woolman, Ellen Beers Mcgowan (1920)
"From the laundry standpoint the most striking characteristic of wool fibers is ... VI), but the problem in the laundry is to cleanse wool with as little ..."

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