dry cleaner


Definition of dry cleaner

: one whose business is dry cleaning

Examples of dry cleaner in a Sentence

I take my clothes to a local dry cleaner. My wool coat is still at the dry cleaner's .
Recent Examples on the Web And your dryer can’t do the kind of crisp pressing a dry cleaner can. Kevin Brasler, Washington Post, 17 May 2022 While regulators deemed the former dry cleaner site to be unfit for residential development, due to lingering chemicals beneath the surface, the state allowed developers to build housing on the neighboring Avenue 34 site. Jonah Valdezstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 30 Apr. 2022 Hopefully there will be no dry cleaner bills at the end of it. Marc Malkin, Variety, 24 Mar. 2022 Requesting an appraisal on this lamp that was my grandmother’s and the vintage dry cleaner clothes rack. Brenda Yenke, cleveland, 17 Mar. 2022 Song Kang Ho plays a debt-ridden dry cleaner, Sand-hyun, who would rather see babies in the care of parents rather than grow up in an orphanage. Sheena Scott, Forbes, 28 May 2022 The wooden front gate swung open when a dry cleaner’s van arrived. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, 19 May 2022 Evening was beginning to fall that Memorial Day, and Hall still wanted to drop off clothes at the dry cleaner, get a new cellphone and shop for a tablet. Washington Post, 9 May 2022 Many of the items in her lines are made from wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, stretch materials that are great for people with busy schedules who don't have time to iron or make regular trips to the dry cleaner. CNN, 6 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of dry cleaner

1897, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jul 2022

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“Dry cleaner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dry%20cleaner. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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Kids Definition of dry cleaner

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

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