Ironing Definition

Define what is Ironing?

1. ironing (noun)

garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed.

  • there was a basketful of ironing to do.
Hypernyms

garment noun
an article of clothing.

household linen, white goods noun
drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth.

Hyponyms

flat wash, flatwork noun
ironing that can be done mechanically.

2. ironing (noun)

the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles.

    Hypernyms

    work noun
    activity directed toward making or doing something.

    Nearby Terms

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    ironman (noun)
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    ironmonger's shop (noun)
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    ironmongery (noun)
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    ironshod (adjective satellite)
    shod or cased with iron

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    ironwood (noun)
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    ironwood tree (noun)
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