clotheshorse

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A frame on which clothes are hung to dry or air.
  • noun A person excessively concerned with dress.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A frame to hang clothes or household linen on, especially for drying.

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

  • noun A frame to hang clothes on.
  • noun a person who is conspicuous for dressing fashionably, especially one who spends much time or money to acquire clothing.

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

  • noun A frame on which laundry is hung to dry.
  • noun by extension A person excessively concerned with the appearance of their clothing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a framework on which to hang clothes (as for drying)
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

clothes +‎ horse

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