dirty laundry

This page is about the collocation dirty laundry

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


unwashed clothes, sheets, towels, etc.

For example

  • There's a pile of dirty laundry in his bedroom.

  • Kate was taking her dirty laundry to the laundromat when I saw her.

Quick Quiz

If you've got dirty laundry, you've got

a. a laundry that needs cleaning

b. clothes that need washing

c. a washing machine
a) a laundry that needs cleaning b) clothes that need washing c) a washing machine

Contributor: Matt Errey