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clothes horse

clothes horse
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohz, klohth z hawrs]
    • /kloʊz, kloʊðz hɔrs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohz, klohth z hawrs]
    • /kloʊz, kloʊðz hɔrs/

Definitions of clothes horse words

  • countable noun clothes horse A clothes horse is a folding frame used inside someone's house to hang washing on while it dries. 3
  • countable noun clothes horse If you describe someone, especially a woman, as a clothes horse, you mean that they are fashionable and think a lot about their clothes, but have little intelligence or no other abilities. 3
  • noun clothes horse frame for drying laundry 1
  • noun clothes horse fashion-conscious woman 1

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Parts of speech for Clothes horse

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

clothes horse popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

clothes horse usage trend in Literature

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