laundrette


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laundrette

(lɔːnˈdrɛt)
n
a variant of Launderette
Translations
önkiszolgáló mosószalon

laundrette

n (Brit) → Waschsalon m

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.
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It was truly a light in the black, partly because both sides of the shop's fascia had fused - and one's obscured windscreen wiper view could easily have suggested it was a laundrette.
Alicia Currie, owner of the laundrette opposite the flats, said: "She was a lovely lady and quite chatty, although her English wasn't great.
John, 50, called me in when Brisbane Laundrette in Greenock offered just pounds 50 to cover the cost of 10 pairs of socks, which came out singed and half the size they should be.
The local laundrette doubles up as a taxi service at night and closes for washing.
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