cleaner

noun clean·er \ ˈklē-nər \
Updated on: 17 May 2018

Definition of cleaner

1 a : one whose work is cleaning
b : dry cleaner; also : a dry-cleaning shop usually used in plural
2 : a preparation for cleaning
3 : an implement or machine for cleaning

Examples of cleaner in a Sentence

  1. He recommends using baking soda as a general household cleaner.

  2. a kitchen shelf loaded with household cleaners

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First Known Use of cleaner

1720

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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cleaner Synonyms

Synonyms

cleanser, detergent, soap;



CLEANER Defined for English Language Learners

cleaner

Definition of cleaner for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to clean something

  • : a substance used for cleaning things

  • : a device or machine used for cleaning things



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