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LAUNDRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does laundry mean? 

LAUNDRY (noun)
  The noun LAUNDRY has 2 senses:

1. garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
2. workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

  Familiarity information: LAUNDRY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LAUNDRY (noun)


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Meaning:

Garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

laundry; washables; washing; wash

Hypernyms ("laundry" is a kind of...):

garment (an article of clothing)

household linen; white goods (drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth)


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Meaning:

Workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("laundry" is a kind of...):

work; workplace (a place where work is done)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "laundry"):

launderette; Laundromat (a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers)

washhouse (a building or outbuilding where laundry is done)


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