What does laundry mean?

Definitions for laundry
ˈlɔn dri, ˈlɑn-laun·dry

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laundry, wash, washing, washables(noun)

    garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering

  2. laundry(noun)

    workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

GCIDE

  1. Laundry(n.)

    A business establishment where clothing is laundered for a fee.

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

  2. Laundry(n.)

    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. laundry(Noun)

    A laundering; a washing.

    Etymology: From lavanderie. See launder.

  2. laundry(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From lavanderie. See launder.

  3. laundry(Noun)

    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. Laundry(noun)

    a laundering; a washing

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

  2. Laundry(noun)

    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.

How to pronounce laundry?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say laundry in sign language?

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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. Kemal Kilicdaroglu:

    I am sure there are many who won't sleep comfortably in their beds tonight, they will hang out all the dirty laundry, and this way we will learn the whole truth.

  2. Jamie Court:

    It was a laundry machine for dirty energy contributions to the Brown administration, a slush fund of sorts, hiding big oil, utility and other dirty energy dollars in close proximity to officials’ actions.

  3. Allison Jean:

    Our life must move on but our life must move on with change, theres got to be a better day and that better day starts with each and every one of us. The city of Dallas needs to clean up inside. The Dallas PD has a lot of laundry to do.

  4. Ilana Freund:

    We wanted to at least have laundry in the building, as prices were decreasing, we realized we could get laundry in the unit. That was such a win.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of laundry

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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
  • لانڈریUrdu
  • giặt ủiVietnamese
  • 洗衣店Chinese

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