What does laundry mean?

Definitions for laundry
ˈlɔn dri, ˈlɑn-laun·d·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word laundry.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laundry, wash, washing, washablesnoun

    garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering

  2. laundrynoun

    workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

GCIDE

  1. Laundrynoun

    A business establishment where clothing is laundered for a fee.

    Etymology: [OE. lavendrie, OF. lavanderie. See Launder.]

  2. Laundrynoun

    A collection of items such as articles of clothing or bed linens that need to be laundered, or have just been laundered; as, put the dirty laundry in the basket and take it downstairs; hang the laundry out to dry.

    Etymology: [OE. lavendrie, OF. lavanderie. See Launder.]

Wiktionary

  1. laundrynoun

    A laundering; a washing.

    Etymology: From lavanderie. See launder.

  2. laundrynoun

    A place or room where laundering is done - including, by extension, other forms of laundering than clothes washing.

    Etymology: From lavanderie. See launder.

  3. laundrynoun

    That which needs to be, is being, or has been laundered.

    You've left your dirty laundry all over the house.

    Etymology: From lavanderie. See launder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laundrynoun

    a laundering; a washing

    Etymology: [OE. lavendrie, OF. lavanderie. See Launder.]

  2. Laundrynoun

    a place or room where laundering is done

    Etymology: [OE. lavendrie, OF. lavanderie. See Launder.]

Freebase

  1. Laundry

    Laundry is the washing of clothing and linens. Laundry processes are often done in a business, room or area in a home or apartment building, reserved for that purpose; this is also sometimes referred to as a laundry. The material that is being washed, or has been laundered is also generally referred to as laundry.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. LAUNDRY

    A place where clothes are mangled.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laundry in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laundry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of laundry in a Sentence

  1. Sitora Yusifiy:

    He would just come home and start beating me up because the laundry wasn’t finished or something like that.

  2. Sister Jacquelyn McCarthy:

    When people come here, they start out in maybe the laundry and housekeeping. But while they're here, they are going to school, they become CNA's [ certified nursing assistants ] and then nurses. That's how it usually rolls for us.

  3. Henrique Capriles:

    Every day the lid is lifted on another case of corruption involving representatives of the national government, one example is what's happening with ex-minister Garcia, who was a hero for the government, and is now a villain. They're airing their dirty laundry ... These gentlemen are responsible for ruining our country.

  4. Andrew Schwartz:

    They could potentially do their own laundry.

  5. Louise Sattler:

    For some reason, we are not happy being 'just average,' moms in particular need to be 200% at everything. We need to give ourselves permission to be just 'average' at some parts of our lives and perhaps let other aspects go. That load of laundry can wait until tomorrow as reading an extra bed-time story to your child is more important.

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  • مغسلة, غسيل, مصبغةArabic
  • пра́не, пера́лняBulgarian
  • praní, prádelna, prádloCzech
  • vasketøjDanish
  • Wäscherei, Waschsalon, Wäsche, Waschküche, WaschenGerman
  • nunyanyaEwe
  • μπουγάδα, πλυσταριό, άπλυτα, πλύσιμο, πλυντήριοGreek
  • colada, lavandería, ropa sucia, lavadoSpanish
  • رخت, رختشویی, رختشوی خانه, لباس های شسته شدهPersian
  • pesutupa, pesula, pyykki, pyykkäys, pyykkääminenFinnish
  • vaskaríFaroese
  • blanchissage, lessive, linge, buanderie, laverie, blanchisserieFrench
  • כְּבִיסָהHebrew
  • कपड़े धोनेHindi
  • mosás, mosodaHungarian
  • լվացք, լվացքատունArmenian
  • binatu, cucian, laundryIndonesian
  • laverioIdo
  • lavanderia, bucatoItalian
  • 洗濯, ランドリー, 洗濯物, 洗濯屋Japanese
  • 빨래, 세탁, 세탁실, 세탁물, 洗濯Korean
  • lauandiLatin
  • Wäsch, WäschkichenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • rūma horoi kākahuMāori
  • was, wasgoed, wasserijDutch
  • klesvask, skittentøy, vaskerom, vaskeriNorwegian
  • [[rzecz]]y [[do]] [[pranie, pralnia, praniePolish
  • lavagem, área de serviço, lavação, lavandaria, lavada, lavanderia, [[roupa]] [[suja]]Portuguese
  • rufe, lucruri de spălat, spălat, spălătorie, spălare, cameră de spălatRomanian
  • пра́чечная, сти́рка, бельё, прачечнаяRussian
  • прање, перионица, pranje, praonica, rublje, рубље, праоница, perionicaSerbo-Croatian
  • pranie, práčovňa, prádloSlovak
  • tvättstuga, tvättSwedish
  • சலவைTamil
  • లాండ్రీTelugu
  • ซักรีดThai
  • yıkama, çamaşır, çamaşırhane, çamaşır yıkamaTurkish
  • لانڈریUrdu
  • giặt ủiVietnamese
  • 洗衣店Chinese

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. ultimo
    • B. butch
    • C. proprietary
    • D. incumbent

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