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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohz-pres, klohth z-]
    • /ˈkloʊzˌprɛs, ˈkloʊðz-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohz-pres, klohth z-]
    • /ˈkloʊzˌprɛs, ˈkloʊðz-/

Definitions of clothespress word

  • noun clothespress a closet, wardrobe, or chest in which to keep clothes 3
  • noun clothespress a receptacle for clothes, as a chest, wardrobe, or closet. 1
  • noun clothespress A receptacle for clothes. 1

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Origin of clothespress

First appearance:

before 1705
One of the 50% oldest English words
First recorded in 1705-15; clothes + press1

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Parts of speech for Clothespress


clothespress popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for clothespress

noun clothespress

  • wardrobe — a stock of clothes or costumes, as of a person or of a theatrical company.
  • repository — a receptacle or place where things are deposited, stored, or offered for sale: a repository for discarded clothing.
  • armoire — a large cabinet, originally used for storing weapons
  • closet — A closet is a piece of furniture with doors at the front and shelves inside, which is used for storing things.
  • cloakroom — In a public building, the cloakroom is the place where people can leave their coats, umbrellas, and so on.

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