Definition of ironing
1 : the action or process of smoothing or pressing with or as if with a heated iron
2 : clothes ironed or to be ironed
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And without a doubt, things got worse after the ironing board was taken down.
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First Known Use of ironing
IRONING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ironing for English Language Learners
: the activity of using an iron to smooth out clothes or fabric
: clothes that need to be ironed
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