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Definition of "launderette" [launderette]

  • A self-service laundry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "launderette" in a sentence
  • "When we had to wash clothes after a week or so, we thought about driving home, do the washing and come back - but we stayed consequent and went to a launderette."
  • "Even the seagulls looked as if they had been put through the launderette for the occasion."
  • "Turns out our washer man has recycled the plastic box of sugar into a soap recipient, so as not to carry a much bigger box to the launderette each time."
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