A cord, rope, or wire on which clothes may be hung to dry or air.
transitive verbclothes·lined, clothes·lin·ing, clothes·lines Sports
To knock down (an opponent in an athletic contest) by hooking the neck with an outstretched arm.
(third-person singular simple present clotheslines, present participle clotheslining, simple past and past participle clotheslined)
- To knock (a person) over by striking his or her upper body or neck with one's arm, as if he or she had run into a low clothesline.
- The ref called a personal foul, when he clotheslined the running back.
- Using a clothesline helps you save money on the electricity required to operate your dryer.
- Therefore, unless you're hanging everything on the clothesline, you'll save on the energy used by the dryer as well.
- Laundry drying on an outdoor clothesline is a very common sight (except, apparently, on Sundays).
- Set up garbage cans around the lawn, tie ribbons to various trees and bushes that will serve as targets, and hang a Hoola-hoop from a tree or clothesline.
- From a platform bed to a retractable clothesline, College Furniture and Rug carries everything you need for a dorm room.