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Hey there,
my dictionary says that "clothes horse" is British English. So what is that called in American English?
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So far as I am aware, the American term is the same, perhaps spelt without a space. Certainly searching for the word through onlelook.com shows it as such in American dictionaries. Other terms are clothes airer or clothes dryer.

This is the definition from an 1848 American dictionary: CLOTHES-HORSE. A frame-work for hanging clothes on to dry after they have been washed and ironed, in the form of an opening screen.
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In American English, a "clothes horse" describes a person who likes to buy and wear a lot of (nice) clothing.

Are you talking about what we would call a drying rack?
Yes, thanks!
Grammar GeekAre you talking about what we would call a drying rack?
I guess it's what I'm looking for. That stuff for clothes (in the pictures), or similar things with the same purpose (apart from "clothes line", which is different but has the same purpose).

Emotion: smile

The picture took so long to open that I gave up the first time, but I went back again.

Those are called "Oh, you know, those thingies that you open up to hang your clothes on to dry indoors."

I suppose there are people of my mother's generation who may call them something else, though. Or the more simple form: drying rack.
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Grammar GeekThose are called "Oh, you know, those thingies that you open up to hang your clothes on to dry indoors."
LOL, they must not be very common then... Whatever, I'll call them "drying racks". Thanks Emotion: smile