laundrywoman

[ lawn-dree-woo m-uh n, lahn- ]
/ ˈlɔn driˌwʊm ən, ˈlɑn- /

noun, plural laun·dry·wom·en.

a woman who works in or operates a laundry.
a woman who collects and delivers laundry.

Nearby words

  1. laundrette,
  2. laundromat,
  3. laundry,
  4. laundry list,
  5. laundryman,
  6. laura,
  7. lauraceous,
  8. lauraldehyde,
  9. laurasia,
  10. laurate

Origin of laundrywoman

First recorded in 1860–65; laundry + woman

Usage note

See -woman.

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British Dictionary definitions for laundrywoman

laundrywoman

/ (ˈlɔːndrɪwʊmən) /

noun plural -women

a woman who collects or delivers laundry
a woman who works in a laundry
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