Laundromat meaning

lôndrə-măt, län-
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A commercial establishment equipped with washing machines and dryers, usually coin-operated and self-service.
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A commercial establishment equipped with washing machines and dryers, usually coin-operated and self-service.
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A self-service laundry.
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The definition of a laundromat is a place where people wash and dry their own clothes using coin-operated machines.

An example of a laundromat is where you'd wash your clothes if your washing machine at home needed repair.

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(US) A self-service laundry facility with coin-operated washing machines, dryers, and sometimes ironing or pressing machines, open to the public for washing clothing and household cloth items.
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Origin of laundromat

  • From Laundromat, trademark of Westinghouse Electric Corporation for its washing machines, as a blend of laundry and automatic

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