1. ironing

noun. ['ˈaɪɝnɪŋ, ˈaɪrnɪŋ'] garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed.


  • household linen
  • flat wash
  • white goods
  • garment


  • undress
  • overdress
  • studio
  • idle

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Rhymes with Ironing

  • abandoning
  • abstaining
  • abstaining
  • adjoining
  • adjourning
  • adorning
  • affining
  • airconditioning
  • aligning
  • amounting
  • apportioning
  • ascertaining
  • assigning
  • attaining
  • auctioning
  • auditioning
  • awakening
  • awning
  • banning
  • beginning

Sentences with ironing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Turn the clothing or bedding products inside out so the dull side is facing you on the ironing board.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid items that need dry cleaning or extensive ironing--although suit jackets for men are the exception.

Quotes about ironing

1. There are random moments - tossing a salad, coming up the driveway to the house, ironing the seams flat on a quilt square, standing at the kitchen window and looking out at the delphiniums, hearing a burst of laughter from one of my children's rooms - when I feel a wavelike rush of joy. This is my true religion: arbitrary moments of of nearly painful happiness for a life I feel privileged to lead.
- Elizabeth Berg, The Art of Mending

2. ironing

noun. ['ˈaɪɝnɪŋ, ˈaɪrnɪŋ'] the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles.


  • overgarment