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wringer

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noun wring·er \ˈriŋ-ər\

Simple Definition of wringer

  • : a machine used for squeezing water out of clothes that have been washed

Full Definition of wringer

  1. :  one that wrings: as a :  a machine or device for pressing out liquid or moisture <a clothes wringer> b :  something that causes pain, hardship, or exertion <his illness put them through the wringer>

14th Century

First Known Use of wringer

14th century



WRINGER Defined for Kids

wringer

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noun wring·er \ˈriŋ-ər\

Definition of wringer

  1. :  a machine or device for squeezing liquid out of something (as laundry)




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