To be laundered is to be cleaned and cleaned thoroughly. You might say that someone is laundered when they come back from a trip, or when they get their house cleaned.

  • She was very happy to be laundered, after a long trip.

  • After the house was cleaned, it was laundered.

Definition of laundered


To wash; to wash, and to smooth with a flatiron or mangle; to wash and iron.


To lave; to wet.


(money) To disguise the source of (ill-gotten wealth) by various means.

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Example Sentences for laundered

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    They had to launder all the clothes.

  • 2

    Thank you for laundering the socks.

  • 3

    The money is hidden and laundered, but real.

  • 4

    So Canada is the ideal place to launder money.

  • 5

    This is a list of the companies that were used to launder money.

  • 6

    With the influx of cash comes the need to launder the funds.

  • 7

    Unlike wool, linen could be laundered and bleached in the sun.

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    Banco Ambrosiano was accused of laundering drug money for the Sicilian Mafia.

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    The bank also laundered large amounts of cash for drug traffickers.

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    Today's charges include conspiracy to corrupt, fraudulent trading and money laundering.