Origin of laundromatfrom Laundromat, a former service mark from a trademark for a brand of automatic washing machine
Rows of washing machines at a laundromat.
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.
A commercial establishment equipped with washing machines and dryers, usually coin-operated and self-service.
- You've seen them in the laundromat and now, increasingly, you can buy front load washing machines for the home.
- In the evenings they would head to the local laundromat with blue jeans and bleach.
- In 1966, she married Carl Thomas Dean, who she met at a laundromat in Georgia.
- Vinnie had given Dean his address: 879 Parsons—two rooms over a laundromat.
- Surely there would be a Laundromat close.