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dry cleaner

noun

Simple Definition of dry cleaner

  • : a shop where clothes and other cloth items are dry-cleaned

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dry cleaner

  1. :  one whose business is dry cleaning

Examples of dry cleaner in a sentence

  1. I take my clothes to a local dry cleaner.

  2. My wool coat is still at the dry cleaner's .



1897

First Known Use of dry cleaner

1897

Rhymes with dry cleaner


DRY CLEANER Defined for Kids

dry cleaner

noun

Definition of dry cleaner for Students

  1. :  a person whose business is cleaning fabrics with chemicals instead of water




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