launderette
also laundrette noun Etymology: from Launderette, a service mark Date: circa 1948 a self-service laundry

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  • launderette — UK [ˌlɔːndəˈret] / US [ˌlɔndəˈret] or laundrette UK [ˌlɔːndˈret] / US [ˌlɔndˈret] noun [countable] Word forms launderette : singular launderette plural launderettes a place where people go to wash clothes in machines that they pay to use …   English dictionary

  • launderette — (also laundrette) ► NOUN ▪ an establishment with coin operated washing machines and dryers for public use …   English terms dictionary

  • launderette — ☆ launderette [lôn dret′lôn΄dər et′ ] n. [< a former service mark] a self service laundry: also Chiefly Brit. laundrette [lôn dret′] …   English World dictionary

  • Launderette — [[t]lɔ͟ːndre̱t[/t]] Launderettes N COUNT A Launderette is a place where people can pay to use machines to wash and dry their clothes. [mainly BRIT, TRADEMARK] (in AM, usually use Laundromat) (in BRIT, also use laundrette) …   English dictionary

  • launderette — /lawn deuh ret , lahn , lawn deuh ret , lahn /, n. a self service laundry having coin operated washers, driers, etc. Also laundrette /lawn dret , lahn /. [1945 50; formerly a trademark] * * * …   Universalium

  • launderette — noun A place that has facilities for washing and drying clothes that the public may pay to use. Syn: laundromat …   Wiktionary

  • launderette — laun|der|ette [ˌlo:ndəˈret US ˌlo:n ] n also laundrette [lo:nˈdret US lo:n ] BrE Laun|dro|mat [ˈlo:ndrəmæt US ˈlo:n ] AmE trademark [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: launder] a place where you can go to wash your clothes in machines that work when you… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • launderette — laun|der|ette [ ,lɔndə ret ] or laun|drette [ ,lɔnd ret ] noun count a place where people go to wash clothes in machines that they pay to use …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • launderette — laun·der·ette || ‚lɔːndÉ™ ret n. place which provides coin operated washing machines and driers for the use of its customers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • launderette — (also laundrette) noun Brit. an establishment with coin operated washing machines and dryers for public use …   English new terms dictionary

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