the cleaners

plural noun

variants or the cleaner's
: a shop where clothes are cleaned : a dry cleaning establishment
I took my suit to the cleaners.

Examples of the cleaners in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Garrett Gatewood, a sales associate at a nearby 7-Eleven store, called the cleaners’ presence a nuanced issue. Megan Ulu-Lani Boyanton, The Denver Post, 1 Feb. 2024 The pilot had asked that the area be sanitized, but the cleaners overlooked the floor. Erin Clements, Peoplemag, 9 Dec. 2023 So no one could clean it... and the cleaners don't come. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 8 Dec. 2023 Boosters and companies are invariably going to get taken to the cleaners on bad deals for recruits who don’t pan out. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 31 July 2023 Don’t stick it under the sink behind the cleaners and buckets and who knows what else. Matthew Ballinger, Los Angeles Times, 30 June 2023 Two days later, Ruben had still been out of it when Viktoria literally took him to the cleaners. Peter Van Sant, CBS News, 3 June 2023 Online reviewers particularly liked how well the cleaners worked and the quality of the products. Jamie Spain, goodhousekeeping.com, 31 May 2023 After the president’s death, the hospital sent McClelland’s suit to the cleaners — except for one item. Michael Granberry, Dallas News, 26 May 2023

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“The cleaners.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20cleaners. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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