a lengthy, especially random list of items: a laundry list of hoped-for presents; a laundry list of someone's crimes.
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Origin of laundry list
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby laundry list
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Example sentences from the Web for laundry list
At times the speech had a laundry-list, State of the Union flavor, with lines about creating “600,000 jobs in natural gas alone.”
British Dictionary definitions for laundry list
US and Canadian a list of items perceived as being longa laundry list of complaints
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