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Definition of "tumble-dryer" [tumble-dryer]

  • A clothes dryer that spins wet clothes inside a cylinder with heated air (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "tumble-dryer" in a sentence
  • "We have a tumble-dryer, but we also have a bathroom that has a gas-powered drying facility, and gas, my wife assures me, is cheaper than electricity."
  • "In no time, or, as he puts it, "exactly three weeks since hell's tumble-dryer went to work on our lives," Vernon finds himself charged with murder as well."
  • "Puffed-up politicians on both sides of the House seek from new arrivals a pledge of citizenship that endorses "Australian values" at a time when our values are tangled in a global tumble-dryer."
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