Definition of launderette in English:


Line breaks: laun¦der|ette
Pronunciation: /lɔːndəˈrɛt
, lɔːnˈdrɛt
(also laundrette)


An establishment with coin-operated washing machines and dryers for public use.
More example sentences
  • The town has been without a dry cleaning and laundry business for several years so we were all very pleased to announce the arrival of a laundrette and dry cleaners at Main Street.
  • A new laundrette will soon be opened in Emmett Street where the Credit Union first did business.
  • The other building is known as the Old Laundry and used to be a laundrette for Phipps Bridge residents.

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