ironing board

noun

Definition of ironing board

: a flat padded cloth-covered surface on which clothes are ironed

Examples of ironing board in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The iceberg is shaped like a giant ironing board, measuring around 170 kilometers (105 miles) in length and 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) in width. Ivana Kottasová, CNN, 19 May 2021 For the past 18 months, Daniel Harder has been keeping fit in his Harlem apartment with Zoom workouts, using an ironing board as a ballet barre and trying not to kick over the furniture. Washington Post, 14 Sep. 2021 The iceberg is shaped like a giant ironing board, measuring around 170 kilometers (105 miles) in length and 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) in width. Ivana Kottasová, CNN, 19 May 2021 The iceberg is shaped like a giant ironing board, measuring around 170 kilometers (105 miles) in length and 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) in width. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, 20 May 2021 Lay one shoulder seam on the tip of the ironing board and smooth out the fabric. Jamie Kim, Good Housekeeping, 7 May 2021 Slip the shirt on the ironing board with half of the front on top. Jamie Kim, Good Housekeeping, 7 May 2021 Room amenities include the aforementioned 55-inch LCD flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee machine, small refrigerator, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, marble bathroom with walk-in shower. Mark Gauert, sun-sentinel.com, 28 Apr. 2021 To survive its long journey from Earth to Mars, Ingenuity traveled aboard Perseverance folded up like an ironing board in a compartment on the rover’s underside. Robert Lee Hotz, WSJ, 19 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of ironing board

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ironing board was in 1833

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“Ironing board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ironing%20board. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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ironing board

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ironing board

: a flat, padded surface on which clothes are ironed

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