What does laundry mean?

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

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.

  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.

Wiktionary

  1. laundrynoun

    A laundering; a washing.

  2. laundrynoun

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

  3. laundrynoun

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

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

  4. Etymology: From lavanderie. See launder.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Laundrynoun

    Etymology: as if lavanderie.

    The affairs of the family ought to be consulted, whether they concern the stable, dairy, the pantry, or laundry. Jonathan Swift.

    Chalky water is too fretting, as appeareth in laundry of cloaths, which wear out apace. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

ChatGPT

  1. laundry

    Laundry refers to clothes, linens, and other items that need to be washed or have been recently washed. It also refers to the process of washing these items. Additionally, it can refer to a room or area in a home, commercial building, or institution where clothes and linens are washed and dried.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laundrynoun

    a laundering; a washing

  2. Laundrynoun

    a place or room where laundering is done

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

Wikidata

  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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LAUNDRY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Laundry is ranked #57516 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Laundry surname appeared 354 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Laundry.

    85.5% or 303 total occurrences were White.
    9.8% or 35 total occurrences were Black.
    1.6% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.4% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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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. Patrol Fausto Pichardo:

    The first night was complete chaos, people walking past us with laundry bags full of things, four or five sneaker boxes. There was definitely organization, lots of cars here. A lot of people with a lot of bags.

  2. Tapas Strickland:

    The U.S. economy remains the least dirty t-shirt in the global laundry basket. The dollar was stronger across the board in response.

  3. Child Age 15:

    I believe you should live each day as if it is your last, which is why I don't have any clean laundry because, come on, who wants to wash clothes on the last day of their life

  4. Anne Dunsmore:

    I think prior to that and even during the French Laundry (incident), his staff reportedly was sitting there saying, ‘Don’t worry about it,’ and he was thinking, ‘I need to work about it,’ i think his very obvious default is to go to political messaging rather than policy planning. And this is he started to have problems because it has created inconsistent decisions, and hypocritical decisions, and very transparently poor decisions.

  5. 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.

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Translations for laundry

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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
  • пранняUkrainian
  • لانڈریUrdu
  • giặt ủiVietnamese
  • 洗衣店Chinese

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