from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who airs or exposes to the air.
  • noun A screen for drying clothes, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who exposes to the air.
  • noun A frame on which clothes are aired or dried.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A framework upon which laundry is aired; a clotheshorse


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  • As soon as it rains I snatch the laundry inside and dry it further on the victorian pulley airer my husband has fixed up in the garage.

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  • When it rains for days on end we make use of this airer, and also drying racks in the kitchens and bathrooms.

    The Bright Side of Frugality

  • I'm on my own and don't exactly have a different outfit on every day, and yet the washing machine sems to be always on and the airer is always bedecked with wet stuff.


  • This is Lifetime, after all, airer of Drop Dead Diva and the unfortunately-named DietTribe.

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  • We just stayed home at night, I made roast lamb for dinner, with mashed potatoes, vegetables, gravy and garlic sour cream, with a bottle of good wine. the wine smelled almost acid when I opened it, and the taste was also quite sour, then I decanted it and aired it with a nifty wine-airer-thingie I got for Christmas, and the entire taste changed.

    House, tree and fish.

  • If you happened to be doing The New York Times crossword puzzle on Saturday, you saw this, the clue on 21 across was "Situation Room" airer, A-I-R - E-R.

    CNN Transcript Apr 9, 2007

  • And yes, I'll confess to carpentry - I have made a very useful airer - but I've spent no time whatsoever maintaining the body I had at 28.

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  • December 3rd, 2008 at 12: 29 am www champcasino com says: www champcasino com … inherit: nonorthogonal? airer responsibility …

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  • I manage to get the airer filled before I find myself at my notebook flicking through and pondering plot problems and then at the table where my teaching notes for tomorrow eye me accusingly.

    Even in a little thing

  • We have to get airer her armpits From behind her, he slipped his arms und locked his hands together over her breasts.

    The Seventh Scroll


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