Keywords: laundry, dry cleaner, washboard, launder, dry clean

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. A room in a house or hotel where clothes, sheets, and towels are washed. English = laundry.
  2. A firm that washes and irons clothes, sheets, and towels for people. English = laundry.
  3. A shop where clothes and other things made of cloth can be dry-cleaned. English = dry cleaner.
  4. A board or frame with corrugated metallic or other surface, on which clothes are scrubbed in the process of washing. English = washboard.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. To wash clothes by hand.
  2. To wash clothes. English = do the washing, do the laundry, launder.
  3. To have clothes washed at a laundry; to have clothes or cleaned with a liquid chemical rather than with water at a dry-cleaner. English = have laundered; dry clean.
  4. To use a washboard to wash clothes.