• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Launderer One who follows the business of laundering.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n launderer Same as launder, 1.
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Money laundering - If people launder money, they get money made illegally into the mainstream so that it is believed to be legitimate and clean.


In literature:

These last were fashioned and laundered by her own clever fingers.
"Jane Allen: Right Guard" by Edith Bancroft
Laundering must be cheap in Germany.
"Villa Elsa" by Stuart Henry
There was also a small iron lying beside a pile of his laundered clothes.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
You could open the door and feast your eyes on orderly piles of neatly laundered towels, sheets, tablecloths, napkins, tea towels.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
Put on a freshly laundered gown, clean stockings and wrapper.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Emily knew she'd want to put away her own freshly laundered linen, and smooth it, and pat it.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
On dis occasion de mammies wore linen head rags fresh laundered.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
It is always supple, never creases, launders well, and comes in the most beautiful soft shades as well as in black and dark colors.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
Already the curtains were down, and laundered, and packed.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
I do my own laundering on Saturday afternoon.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester

In poetry:

Where is the nicely laundered shirt
That Kendall Evans wore,
And Robbie James' tricot coat
All buttoned up before?
"The Ballad Of The Taylor Pup" by Eugene Field
I'll comb my hair in scalloped bands
Beneath my laundered cap,
And watch my cool and fragile hands
Lie light upon my lap.
"Afternoon" by Dorothy Parker
And I may walk the pretty place
Before the curtsying hollyhocks
And laundered daisies, round of face-
Good little girls, in party frocks.
"Story Of Mrs. W-" by Dorothy Parker
Now the place is abuzz with trading in your ankles's remnants, bronzes
of sunburnt breastplates, dying laughter, bruises,
rumors of fresh reserves, memories of high treason,
laundered banners with imprints of the many who since have risen.
"Elegy" by Joseph Brodsky

In news:

A US lawyer who faces charges of laundering more than $600 million for the Milenio Mexican drug cartel has been denied bail.
West Texas lawyer accused of laundering $600 million for drug cartel is denied bail.
EL PASO, Texas – A US lawyer who faces charges of laundering more than $600 million for the Milenio Mexican drug cartel has been denied bail.
JERUSALEM – Israel's attorney general has indicted the country's powerful foreign minister for alleged breach of trust, but decided not to file a number of more serious charges in a fraud and money-laundering case.
Gregory William Bell, a senior executive at the failed New Frontier Bank in Greeley, has been charged with fraud and money laundering, the US Attorney's Office said Tuesday.
0 The British bank Standard Chartered said it expected to pay $330 million more to settle an Iranian money-laundering probe.
British Bank in $340 Million Settlement for Laundering.
Standard Charter will install for at least two years a monitor who will evaluate the money laundering risk controls of its New York branch and take corrective measures, Lawsky said.
Standard Charter will install a monitor for at least two years who will evaluate the money-laundering risk controls of its New York branch and take corrective measures, the department said.
It also will permanently install personnel to oversee and audit offshore money-laundering monitoring, the agency said.
SAN ANTONIO — The US government says it's made $8.8 million from auctioning more than 300 horses bought and trained as part of a Mexican drug cartel 's money-laundering operation.
More than 300 horses that the US government says were purchased as part of a Mexican drug cartel 's money-laundering operation were put up for auction Thursday in Oklahoma City.
UK revenue service examining allegations that offshore HSBC accounts used for money laundering.
At first glance, the British bank HSBC's agreement to pay $1.9 billion to settle a money-laundering probe seems like very good news.
Payment transfer company MoneyGram International Inc agreed to forfeit $100 million and admitted it aided in wire fraud and failed to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program, according to court documents filed on Friday.