laun·​dry·​man | \ ˈlȯn-drē-mən How to pronounce laundryman (audio) , ˈlän- \

Definition of laundryman

: a man who is a laundry worker

Examples of laundryman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the 1980s, young Kraft and his best friend — a Hungarian laundryman who accidentally defected — remake themselves into voluble proponents of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan. Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2020 Think of a laundryman standing there eight to 10 hours a day, for an excellent number of years. NBC news, 9 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of laundryman

1708, in the meaning defined above

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“Laundryman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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