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Definition of "laundry" []

  • Soiled or laundered clothes and linens; wash. (noun)
  • A commercial establishment for laundering clothes or linens. (noun)
  • A room or an area, as in a house, for doing the wash. (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 "laundry" in a sentence
  • "Today, this morning, at dawn, we loaded up all the laundry, which was piles and piles of it, because the dryer has been breaking for days, and drove off to hunt down a laundromat these are both scarcer and pricier than they used to be -- I will appall you later with tales of how much it costs to wash a load of laundry*."
  • "The keyword laundry list will no longer carry the day, but keywords remain important to the resume and must be included."
  • "It might make things hectic now, but when I come home from travelling, I find I am always very tired and the laundry is a mountain."