Definition of tumble dryer in English:
A machine that dries washed clothes by spinning them in hot air inside a rotating drum.
- Heating is by electric storage units and each house has a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a microwave.
- You have to put all your clothes into an electricity-eating tumble drier instead of letting them dry naturally in the fresh air.
- It seems the filter fell off the back of the tumble dryer's drum.
- Example sentences
- I wash and tumble-dry everything over the weekend.
- Their uniforms are washed and tumble-dried every night, but on the way to school they find everything they can to get as dirty as possible.
- No-one in my family likes the feel of jeans when they've been tumble dried so I brave the cold to hang them up.