Definition of 'ironing'
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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
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