Definition of ironing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈaɪənɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪərnɪŋ//
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  1. 1the task of pressing clothes, etc. with an iron to make them smooth to do the ironing
  2. 2the clothes, etc. that you have just ironed or that need to be ironed a pile of ironing
  3. Extra examples There’s a pile of ironing waiting to be done. This shirt needs ironing. Who does the ironing in your house?
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ironing