cleanser

noun cleans·er \ ˈklen-zər \
|Updated on: 16 Aug 2018

Definition of cleanser

: a person or thing that cleanses something; especially : a preparation (such as a scouring powder or a skin cream) used for cleaning

Examples of cleanser in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of cleanser

before 12th century

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cleanser Synonyms

Synonyms

cleaner, detergent, soap;


CLEANSER Defined for English Language Learners

cleanser

Definition of cleanser for English Language Learners

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


CLEANSER Defined for Kids

cleanser

noun cleans·er \ ˈklen-zər \

Definition of cleanser for Students

: a substance (as a scouring powder) used for cleaning

Medical Dictionary

cleanser

noun cleans·er \ ˈklen-zər \

medical Definition of cleanser

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


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