Definition of launderette in English:


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Pronunciation: /lɔːndəˈrɛt
, lɔːnˈdrɛt
(also laundrette)


  • An establishment with coin-operated washing machines and dryers for public use.
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    • 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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