Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “laundry”

See all translations

laundry

noun uk   /ˈlɔːn.dri/ us    /ˈlɑːn-/
B2 [U] the dirty clothes and sheets that need to be, are being, or have been washed: I've got to do (= wash) my laundry. [C] a business that washes clothes, sheets, etc. for customers
Translations of “laundry”
in Korean 빨래…
in Arabic غَسيل…
in Portuguese roupa para lavar, roupa lavada…
in Catalan roba bruta…
in Japanese 洗濯物…
in Italian bucato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 待洗(或正在洗滌、洗完)的衣物, 洗衣店…
in Russian белье для стирки…
in Turkish kirli çamaşır…
in Chinese (Simplified) 待洗(或正在洗涤、洗完)的衣物, 洗衣店…
in Polish pranie…
(Definition of laundry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of laundry?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “laundry” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More