clothes dryer

clothes dryer
/ˈkloʊðz draɪə/ (say 'klohdhz druyuh)

1. a clothes horse (def. 1).
2. a heated cabinet or machine for drying clothes.
Also, clothes drier.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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