from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that wrings, especially a device in which laundry is pressed between rollers to extract water.
- idiom put (someone) through the wringer Slang To subject to a severe trial or ordeal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device for drying laundry consisting of two rollers between which the wet laundry is squeezed (or wrung); a mangle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, wrings; hence, an extortioner.
- n. A machine for pressing water out of anything, particularly from clothes after they have been washed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who wrings, as clothes.
- n. An apparatus for forcing water from anything wet; especially, a utensil for laundry purposes, in which, however, the clothes are not wrung or twisted, but are passed between two or more adjustable rollers which press strongly against each other.
- n. An extortioner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a clothes dryer consisting of two rollers between which the wet clothes are squeezed
wring + -er (Wiktionary)