clothesline definition

  • noun:
    • A cord, line, or cable by which clothes can be hung to dried out or atmosphere.
    • A rope or cable tangled up in the open air to hang garments on so they can dry
    • A rope or cable which clothing are hung to dried out.
    • A rope on which garments are hung to dry after becoming cleaned.
    • a cord by which clothing are hung to dried out
  • verb-transitive:
    • Sports To knock-down (an opponent in an athletic competition) by hooking the neck with an outstretched supply.
  • verb:
    • To hit (someone) over by striking his or her torso or throat with your arm, as if he or she had come across a minimal clothesline.

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