ironing ironing  /ˈaɪ ər nɪŋ/


  1. (n) garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed
  2. (n) the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles


  1. The attraction of extreme ironing lies in its simplicity.
  2. To resume ironing, just touch it again, and the legs gently retract.
  3. Food2, an offshoot of the Food Network, has a dating show that makes contestants MacGyver a meal without a kitchen, leading to a lot of meat cooked on car engines and ironing boards.


  1. Turner Halfway Through Upfront Deals; Fox Effectively Done

    With much of the broadcast upfront market still unsettled—ABC and NBC are still ironing out their pricing strategies—some top-tier cable players have quietly begun piecing together deals with major agencies. Sources on Wednesday said that Turner is halfway done with its 2013-14 upfront business, writing CPM premiums that are 7 percent to 8 percent higher than the rates it secured a year ago ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Mediaweek

  2. 'Ball ironing': Clooney joke is real procedure

    KRISTEN BUTLER, Hollywood goes nuts over 'ball ironing', a testicle-tightening service everyone thought was a George Clooney joke.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. ‘Ball Ironing,’ a Cosmetic Procedure for Men

    When an Italian magazine asked George Clooney about plastic surgery, he recently joked, "I never fixed my eyes, but I spent more money to stretch the skin of my testicles. I did not like wrinkles. It's a new technique, many people in Hollywood have done it. It's called 'ball ironing.'" And ... More »
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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  1. "I'm at the mercy of the club right now to a certain extent," Papelbon said Tuesday after pitching a perfect inning in Boston's 5-3 exhibition win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. "It's just a matter of ironing out the numbers. We haven't ironed...
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Jonathan Papelbon Source: ESPN

  2. "It's all just starting to hit home," Balfour said from Florida yesterday. "They're ironing the World Series logos onto our uniforms right now, and it just makes you stop and think, 'This is real'. It's something you dream of all your life,...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Grant Balfour Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "I just find that if you're Polish you're just very good at ironing, and prostitutes. Very good at, also, fixing cars," Moyles said in his award winning breakfast show on November 19.
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Chris Moyles Source: Sky News

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