dry-clean

verb
\ ˈdrī-ˌklēn How to pronounce dry-clean (audio) \
dry-cleaned; dry-cleaning; dry-cleans

Definition of dry-clean

transitive verb

: to subject to dry cleaning

intransitive verb

: to undergo dry cleaning

Other Words from dry-clean

dry-cleanable \ ˈdrī-​ˈklē-​nə-​bəl How to pronounce dry-clean (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of dry-clean

1817, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Dry-clean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dry-clean. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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dry-clean

verb

English Language Learners Definition of dry-clean

: to clean (clothing, curtains, etc.) by using special chemicals instead of water

dry-clean

verb
\ ˈdrī-ˌklēn \
dry-cleaned; dry-cleaning

Kids Definition of dry-clean

: to clean (fabrics) with chemicals instead of water

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