launderette

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noun laun·der·ette \ˌlȯn-də-ˈret, ˌlän-\
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laundrette

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Definition of launderette

  1. :  a self-service laundry

Origin and Etymology of launderette

from Launderette, a service mark


First Known Use: circa 1948


LAUNDERETTE Defined for English Language Learners

launderette

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noun laun·der·ette \ˌlȯn-də-ˈret, ˌlän-\

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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