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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A clothes dryer consisting of two roles between which the wet clothes are squeezed.

Usage examples (37)
  • Being a wringer is a right of passage for 10 year-old boys in Palmer LaRue's town.
  • One of the latest to be put through the wringer is the Amtek U560 UMPC, which is based on a pre-Atom A100 processor ...
  • "No, indeed," said poor Fiddlecumdoo, "I've been run through a clothes-wringer, which is much worse than being stepped on."
  • I can see why he wouldn't want to put himself through the 'wringer' again. for more
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