Definition of launderette in English:

launderette

(also laundrette)

Pronunciation /ˌlônd(ə)ˈret/ /ˌlɔnd(ə)ˈrɛt/

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noun

British
  • A laundromat.

    ‘Shared facilities might include, as they do elsewhere, launderette, child-minding facilities, dining and open space.’
    • ‘Clean spread sheets were easy to maintain in his first overseas bank because it was in a converted London launderette.’
    • ‘Then she moved to Bruff, bought a service station and a small shop and built a supermarket, hairdressers and launderette.’
    • ‘While waiting for my laundry in the Lost Sock launderette I decided to go exploring.’
    • ‘The development is due for completion in autumn of next year, when it will include a residents' gym and launderette.’
    • ‘The fully managed complex will include a manager's office, reception area, coffee dock, shop, launderette and security office.’
    • ‘It includes a bar, restaurant, function room, two suites for meetings, an office, launderette and 26 bedrooms.’
    • ‘Excellent, I won't need to use that bloody launderette ever again.’
    • ‘Your employer would have to provide a little on-site launderette, but that is a small price to pay for keeping staff happy.’
    • ‘They run the country's largest and busiest launderette, in Glasgow.’
    • ‘Applicants are invited for a convenience store, pharmacy, bank, crèche, coffee shop, sandwich bar, hair salon, mobile phone outlet, launderette and restaurant.’
    • ‘One convenience we would have liked to see onboard was a self-service launderette - particularly in light of the ship's longer itineraries.’
    • ‘The plainclothes policewoman strikes up a conversation with a group of women suspects in the estate's launderette but does not say who she is.’
    • ‘At ground level is a mix of shops, cafes, professional chambers, launderettes and similar communal services, and flats.’
    • ‘When I was born in 1952, my mother was living in a flat above a launderette in Ellum Broadway.’
    • ‘We reached the launderette, and I knocked on the blue door by the side.’
    • ‘There's no doctor's surgery as yet and I can confirm that all of the families appear to have their own washing machines so it looks like there'll be no launderette either.’
    washroom, laundry room, launderette, dry cleaner's, public wash house, Chinese laundry