laundry

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laun·dry

 (lôn′drē, län′-)
n. pl. laun·dries
1. Soiled or laundered clothes and linens; wash.
2.
a. A commercial establishment for laundering clothes or linens.
b. A room or area, as in a house, for doing the wash.

[Middle English lavendrye, laundry, from Old French lavanderie, from lavandier; see launder.]

laundry

(ˈlɔːndrɪ)
n, pl -dries
1. a place where clothes and linen are washed and ironed
2. the clothes or linen washed and ironed
3. the act of laundering
[C16: changed from C14 lavendry; see launder]

laun•dry

(ˈlɔn dri, ˈlɑn-)

n., pl. -dries.
1. articles of clothing, linens, etc., that have been or are to be washed.
2. a business establishment where clothes, linens, etc., are laundered.
3. a room or area, as in a home or apartment building, reserved for doing the family wash.
[1350–1400; < Middle French lavanderie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laundry - garments or white goods that can be cleaned by launderinglaundry - garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
household linen, white goods - drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth
2.laundry - workplace where clothes are washed and ironed
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
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
Translations
مَغْسَلَهمَلابِس مُعَدَّة للغَسيل
prádloprádelnapraní
vasketøjvaskeri
pyykkipesulapesutupa
pranjepraonicarublje
mosoda
òvottahúsòvottur, tau
洗濯物
세탁소
perilopralnica
tvätt
เสื้อผ้าที่กำลังจะซัก
hiệu giặt

laundry

[ˈlɔːndrɪ]
A. N
1. (= clothes, dirty) → ropa f sucia, ropa f para lavar; (= clean) → ropa f lavada, colada f
to do the laundryhacer la colada, lavar la ropa
2. (= establishment) → lavandería f; (domestic) → lavadero m
B. CPD laundry basket Ncesto m de la ropa sucia
laundry list Nlista f de ropa para lavar
laundry mark Nmarca f de lavandería

laundry

[ˈlɔːndri] n
(= clothes) → linge m
to do the laundry → faire la lessive
see also dirty
(= place, shop) → blanchisserie f; (in hospital, house)blanchisserie flaundry basket npanier m à linge

laundry

n (= establishment)Wäscherei f; (= clothes) (dirty) → schmutzige Wäsche; (washed) → Wäsche f; to do the laundry(Wäsche) waschen

laundry

:
laundry bag
nWäschesack m
laundry basket
nWäschekorb m
laundry list
n (fig)lange Liste f; (of wants) → Wunschzettel m
laundryman
nWäschemann m (inf)

laundry

[ˈlɔːndrɪ] n (establishment) → lavanderia; (clothes) → bucato, biancheria
to do the laundry → fare il bucato, lavare la biancheria

launder

(ˈloːndə) verb
to wash and iron. to launder clothes.
laund(e)rette (loːnˈdret) noun
a shop where customers may wash clothes in washing-machines.
ˈlaundress noun
a woman employed to launder.
ˈlaundryplural laundries noun
1. a place where clothes etc are washed, especially in return for payment. She took the sheets to the laundry; a hospital laundry.
2. clothes etc which have been, or are to be, washed. a bundle of laundry.

laundry

مَلابِسَ مَغْسُولَةٌ أَوْ مُعَدَّةٌ لِلْغَسْلِ prádlo vasketøj Wäsche μπουγάδα colada, lavandería pyykki lessive rublje bucato 洗濯物 세탁소 wasgoed klesvask pralnia roupa para lavar прачечная tvätt เสื้อผ้าที่กำลังจะซัก çamaşır hiệu giặt 要洗的衣服
Laundry