Laun·​dro·​mat ˈlȯn-drə-ˌmat How to pronounce Laundromat (audio)
variants or laundromat
: a self-service laundry
formerly a U.S. registered trademark

Examples of Laundromat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fountainhead kicks off the day at noon with a special members-only event at Laundromat Art Space in Little Haiti. Amanda Rosa, Miami Herald, 8 May 2024 The winning ticket for the Lucky for Life was purchased at J Convenience Store & Laundromat on North Main Street in Natick. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 25 Mar. 2024 Lafayette Laundromat, the largest laundromat in Detroit, is allowing anyone in need of laundry services to come in and do their laundry for free on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press, 21 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Laundromat was in 1943

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“Laundromat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


service mark
Laun·​dro·​mat ˈlȯn-drə-ˌmat How to pronounce Laundromat (audio)
used for a self-service laundry
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