Laundry meaning

lôn'drē, län'-
Soiled or laundered clothes and linens; wash.
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The act or process of laundering.
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A place or process for laundering money that has been illegally or improperly obtained.
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A place or room where laundering is done - including, by extension, other forms of laundering than clothes washing.
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That which needs to be, is being, or has been laundered.

You've left your dirty laundry all over the house.

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The definition of laundry is a group of clothes or linens that are being washed, or a place where clothing and other fabrics are washed or cleaned.

An example of laundry is the batch of dirty towels that you put into the washing machine.

An example of a laundry is a store where customers use coin operated machines to wash and dry clothes.

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Clothes, linens, etc. that have been, or are about to be, laundered.
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A laundering; a washing.
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Origin of laundry

  • Middle English lavendrye, laundry from Old French lavanderie from lavandier launder
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French lavanderie. See launder.
    From Wiktionary