Adjective "Laundering" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Laundering


    Definition:

    1. to wash (clothes, linens, etc.).

    2. to wash and iron (clothes).

    3. Informal. to disguise the source of (illegal or secret funds or profits), usually by transmittal through a foreign bank or a complex network of intermediaries. to disguise the true nature of (a transaction, operation, or the like) by routing money or goods through one or more intermediaries.

    4. to remove embarrassing or unpleasant characteristics or elements from in order to make more acceptable: H

    Origin:
    launder

    Examples:

    "moneys can be laundering."

    "bills can be laundering."