clothespress

noun
clothes·​press | \ ˈklōz-ˌpres How to pronounce clothespress (audio) also ˈklōt͟hz-\
plural clothespresses

Definition of clothespress

: a cabinet or trunk for storing clothes especially : a tall, freestanding cabinet with shelves for holding folded clothes

First Known Use of clothespress

1713, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about clothespress

Statistics for clothespress

Last Updated

17 Sep 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for clothespress

The first known use of clothespress was in 1713

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on clothespress

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with clothespress

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for clothespress

Comments on clothespress

What made you want to look up clothespress? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

concealment of treason or felony

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!