laundry list

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of laundry list

: a usually long list of items
  • the laundry list of new consumer-protection bills
  • —N. C. Miller

Examples of laundry list in a Sentence

  1. She described a laundry list of goals for the city's schools.

  2. He recited a laundry list of problems.

Recent Examples of laundry list from the Web

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First Known Use of laundry list

1958


LAUNDRY LIST Defined for English Language Learners

laundry list

noun

Definition of laundry list for English Language Learners

  • : a long list of related things


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