Definition of airer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɛːrə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A frame or stand for airing or drying clothes.
Example sentences
  • There are wall (not ceiling) mounted clothes airers.
  • I recently made one of those pulley-operated clothes airers out of dowelling and wooden coathangers whose hooks had fallen off.
  • It was hard in wet weather to get them dry, too, but somehow or other they did, on the fireguard, over the airer, or even in the oven!

Words that rhyme with airer

bearer, carer, Clara, darer, declarer, Demerara, Éire, habanera, Halmahera, parer, Perak, primavera, repairer, Rivera, Riviera, Sarah, scarer, sharer, snarer, sparer, squarer, starer, swearer, tearer, wearer

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