Meaning of “ironing” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /ˈaɪənɪŋ/

B1 the activity of making clothes flat and smooth using an iron (= a piece of electrical equipment):

John was doing the ironing.

the clothes that are waiting to be ironed, or those that have just been ironed:

a basket full of ironing

(Definition of “ironing” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)