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n. - The work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles.

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Usage examples (37)
  • There was a basketful of ironing to do
  • Noun : hearts of iron. ,Put him in irons!
  • Adjective : an iron skillet. ,an iron will. ,an iron grip. ,an iron voice
  • The ironing is not much of a problem with mine-they are flat when empty.
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