washerman
noun Date: 1715 laundryman; also a man operating any of various industrial washing machines

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  • Washerman — Wash er*man, n.; pl. {Washermen}. A man who washes clothes, esp. for hire, or for others. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • washerman — [wôsh′ərmən] n. pl. washermen [wôsh′ərmən] 1. a man whose work is washing clothes, linens, etc. 2. a person who operates a machine that washes (in various manufacturing senses) …   English World dictionary

  • washerman — /wosh euhr meuhn, waw sheuhr /, n., pl. washermen. 1. a man who washes clothes, linens, etc., for hire; laundryman. 2. a man who operates a machine for washing, as in a phase of a manufacturing process. [1705 15; WASHER + MAN] Usage. See man. * * …   Universalium

  • washerman — noun A man who washes laundry for payment …   Wiktionary

  • washerman — wash·er·man …   English syllables

  • washerman — wash•er•man [[t]ˈwɒʃ ər mən, ˈwɔ ʃər [/t]] n. pl. men 1) a man who washes clothes, linens, etc., for hire; laundryman 2) a man who operates a machine for washing, as in a phase of a manufacturing process • Etymology: 1705–15 usage: See man …   From formal English to slang

  • washerman — /ˈwɒʃəmən/ (say woshuhmuhn) noun (plural washermen) a man who washes clothes, etc., for a fee …   Australian English dictionary

  • washerman — noun operates industrial washing machine • Syn: ↑laundryman • Hypernyms: ↑washer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Washermen — Washerman Wash er*man, n.; pl. {Washermen}. A man who washes clothes, esp. for hire, or for others. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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