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 (lôn′də-rĕt′, län′-)
A self-service laundry.


(ˌlɔːndəˈrɛt; lɔːnˈdrɛt)
Brit and NZ a commercial establishment where clothes can be washed and dried, using coin-operated machines. Also called (US, Canadian, and NZ): Laundromat


(ˌlɔn dəˈrɛt, ˌlɑn-)

also laun•drette


a self-service laundry.
[1945–50; formerly a trademark]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.launderette - a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customerslaunderette - a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers
laundry - workplace where clothes are washed and ironed
praonica rublja
ekspresna pralnica
cửa hàng giặt ủi tự động


[ˌlɔːndəˈret] Nlavandería f automática


launderette® [ˌlɔːndəˈrɛt] n (mainly British)laverie f (automatique)


, laundrette
n (Brit) → Waschsalon m


laundrette [ˌlɔːndˈrɛt] laun£dro£mat [ˈlɔːndrəˌmæt] (Am) nlavanderia (automatica)


لاندريت® prádelna møntvaskeri Waschsalon πλυντήριο σελφ σέρβις lavandería automática itsepalvelupesula laverie praonica rublja lavanderia a gettoni コインランドリー 빨래방 wasserette automatvaskeri pralnia samoobsługowa lavandaria automática, lavanderia automática прачечная самообслуживания Launderette® tvätteri ร้านซักผ้าด้วยเครื่องโดยใช้เหรียญหยอด çamaşırhane cửa hàng giặt ủi tự động 自动洗衣店
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The municipal body is currently working on a plan to mark areas where these launderette vans could be stationed.
THE most staggering story this week came from Mrs Lou Vincent who detailed how her husband went to collect the cash from rigged cricket matches from a Birmingham launderette, giving fresh meaning to the words 'laundering money.
Part of the Welsh Government's Way To Go campaign - which aims to highlight the changes we can all make to our daily habits to help reduce our carbon footprint - the scheme has seen people like Way To Go team member Clare Teehan set up group wash-a-long sessions for her friends and family at their launderette in Canton, Cardiff.
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