Recent Examples of launderette from the Web
Despite its relatively strict anti-money-laundering regulations, London is a favoured financial launderette for European gangsters.
In 1967, the business district in the Haight looked like most mid-century American main streets: drug stores and barbershop poles, Coca-Cola signs in the window of the launderette.
Here’s a look at scenes at various polling stations across the U.K.—set up in pubs, launderettes, mobile homes, and other quirky locations—as the British people choose their next leader.
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Origin and Etymology of launderette
First Known Use: circa 1948See Words from the same year
LAUNDERETTE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of launderette for English Language Learners
: a place that has machines to use for washing and drying clothes, towels, sheets, etc.
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