Definition of airing cupboard noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


airing cupboard

BrE BrE//ˈeərɪŋ kʌbəd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈerɪŋ kʌbərd//
(British English)
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a warm cupboard in which clean sheets, clothes, etc. are put to make sure they are completely dry More Like This Compound nouns with –ing forms airing cupboard, answering machine, asking price, baking powder, betting shop, boarding school, booking office, bowling alley, breathing space, breeding ground, changing room, clotting factor, cutting room, draining board, drinking water, eating apple, housing estate, icing sugar, living room, meeting place, nursing home, punching bag, racing car, sleeping pill, starting point, tuning fork, waiting room, working partySee worksheet.