A long, narrow padded board, often with collapsible supporting legs, used as a working surface for ironing.(noun)
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Use "ironing board" in a sentence
"The lighting was dim and furnishings scant: a single bed, a small dresser displaying a model ofApollo 11,a broken rocker that Mother used to hold the ironing, an ironing board and the piano."
"Beauty parlors gave "antiperms," but the preferred method among teenagers was laying their heads on the ironing board and pressing their locks with a clothes iron."
"The chair back was as stiff and upright as an ironing board and the seat was too small for a midget's ass."