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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
ironingi‧ron‧ing /ˈaɪənɪŋ $ -ər-/ noun [uncountable]  1 DCCthe activity of making clothes smooth with an iron I hate doing the ironing.2 DCCclothes that are waiting to be ironed or have just been ironed I’m tired and there’s still a pile of ironing to do.
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ironingKrups 125 Toasters will be £14.99, Brabantia ironing boards £24.99.I have one in my bedroom for ironing and one in the other bedroom that holds all my sewing materials.The Manzi brothers, pictured here, are unafraid of clothes that suggest they need ironing.Instead of ironing, as she'd planned, she'd spend the evening with her sketchpad.The hot smell of ironing mixed with that of garden-dried linen.You could finish putting up shelves in the kitchen while he does the ironing.The ironing would just have to wait!doing the ironingShe was still working, doing the ironing at ten o'clock at night.
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