launderette


laun·der·ette

noun \ˌln-də-ˈret, ˌlän-\

: a place that has machines to use for washing and drying clothes, towels, sheets, etc.

Full Definition of LAUNDERETTE

:  a self-service laundry

Variants of LAUNDERETTE

laun·der·ette also laun·drette \-ˈdret\

Origin of LAUNDERETTE

from Launderette, a service mark
First Known Use: circa 1948

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