Definition of 'ironing'
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We turned up to record the show in Holland with no iron or ironing board. The Sun (2016)Have you noticed how their hair was always quite matt and dry, as though they had flattened the ends with an iron on an ironing board? Times, Sunday Times (2016)I went to confront her but she said she was just returning shirts she'd pressed for him - she has an ironing business. The Sun (2017)But men are still chained to the ironing board. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They also said their mothers still did their washing and ironing. The Sun (2016)Already chores such as vacuum cleaning and ironing are heavily serviced by the robotics industry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He does most of the ironing and the washing up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Two aspirin on an ironing board. The Sun (2014)An ironing board cover, tin opener and slimming shakes also made the festive hell list. The Sun (2014)Still don't fancy becoming a chairman of the ironing board? Times, Sunday Times (2011)And of those who are the main earners, three in four do the washing and ironing. The Sun (2012)I cooked when they came home from school and did the washing and ironing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I felt more like an ironing board. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A cigarette was burning its way through the ironing board. The Sun (2010)One pastime that is spectacular to watch is extreme ironing, in which participants iron a shirt while performing another task. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I did the washing and ironing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And the sporting superstar has no intention of moving out any time soon - because his mum still does his washing and ironing. The Sun (2008)Time was when I allowed an ironing board to double as a writing desk. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Often when I am out working at the weekend they will do the ironing and washing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Jobs like cleaning, ironing and cooking take up 17 hours a week. The Sun (2008)Set ironing board at waist height (most people have the board too low). The Sun (2009)Information regarding washing, ironing, drying and dry cleaning is provided. Technology Basic Facts (1990)Each has a utility room with sink, washing machine, drying line and ironing board. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He said: 'I spent the afternoon washing and ironing. The Sun (2007) My ironing board used to hang on the kitchen door, covered in this awful, dull grey fabric! Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'ironing'
British English: ironing /ˈaɪənɪŋ/ NOUN
Ironing is the act of removing the creases from clothes using an iron.
I managed to get all the ironing done.
- American English: ironing
- Arabic: كَيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: passar a roupa
- Chinese: 熨衣服
- Croatian: glačanje
- Czech: žehlení
- Danish: strygning
- Dutch: strijkgoed
- European Spanish: planchar
- Finnish: silitettävät vaatteet
- French: repassage
- German: Bügelwäsche
- Greek: σιδέρωμα
- Italian: stiratura
- Japanese: アイロンをかけるべきもの
- Korean: 다림질
- Norwegian: stryking
- Polish: prasowanie
- European Portuguese: ato de passar a ferro
- Romanian: călcarede haine
- Russian: глажка
- Spanish: planchado
- Swedish: strykning
- Thai: การรีดผ้า
- Turkish: ütü
- Ukrainian: прасування
- Vietnamese: sự là ủi
Definition of ironing from the Collins English Dictionary
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