launderette launderette

Definition(s):

  • (n) a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers

Usage(s):

  1. In a launderette full of suspicious white people, Galloway is challenged to address some key concerns.
  2. After graduation they married; when he was unable to find a teaching position, he labored in a launderette for $60 a week.
  3. After graduation they married; when he was unable to find a teaching position, he labored in a launderette for $60 a week.

News

Quotes

  1. "I had to quickly do a food shop at Sainsburys, then take all the laundry from the holiday to the launderette, pack my suitcase, amid a mad scramble to find where my boots were, and then it was off to Heathrow that afternoon," said Horsman....
    on Jun 3, 2007 By: Chris Horsman Source: ic Wales

  2. Ms Jackson said: "People find bemusing the quantities of money that is washing around like a vast launderette. It just seems to me to have become virtually farcical."
    on Mar 6, 2006 By: Glenda Jackson Source: guardian.co.uk

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