Definition of bagwash in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈbaɡwɒʃ/


British dated
A laundry at which clothes are washed but not pressed.
Example sentences
  • We never had much - I know all about going to bagwash (the launderette), living with the constant smell of paraffin and living in rat-infested rooms.
  • Every Saturday I had to push the week's washing in an old pram to the laundrette (the bagwash) up on the Lozells Rd., then fetch 20 lbs potatoes, 5 lbs carrots, 5 lbs parsnips and a large spring cabbage from Henney's on Potters Hill.
  • I’m goin’ to the Bagwash with me mum today.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: bag|wash

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.