noun cleans·er \ˈklen-zər\

: a substance (such as a powder or cream) that is used for cleaning something

Full Definition of CLEANSER

:  one that cleanses
:  a preparation (as a scouring powder or a skin cream) used for cleaning

Examples of CLEANSER

  1. Sprinkle some cleanser on the floor and let it sit for a while before you start scrubbing.

First Known Use of CLEANSER

before 12th century

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noun cleans·er \ˈklen-zər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CLEANSER

:  a preparation including a cleaning agent for cleansing the skin, the teeth, or glass surfaces


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