launderette


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laun·der·ette

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

Launderette

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

laun•der•ette

(ˌlɔn dəˈrɛt, ˌlɑn-)

also laun•drette

(-ˈdrɛt)

n.
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
Translations
prádelna
møntvaskeri
itsepalvelupesula
praonica rublja
コインランドリー
빨래방
ekspresna pralnica
tvätteri
ร้านซักผ้าด้วยเครื่องโดยใช้เหรียญหยอด
cửa hàng giặt ủi tự động

launderette

[ˌlɔːndəˈret] Nlavandería f automática

Launderette®

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

Launderette®

, laundrette
n (Brit) → Waschsalon m

launderette

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

launderette

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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