dry cleaner
noun Date: 1897 one whose business is dry cleaning

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dry cleaner — dry cleaners 1) N COUNT A dry cleaner is someone who has a shop where things can be dry cleaned. 2) N COUNT A dry cleaner or a dry cleaner s is a shop where things can be dry cleaned …   English dictionary

  • dry-cleaner — dryˈ cleaner noun • • • Main Entry: ↑dry …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry cleaner — noun the operator of dry cleaning establishment • Syn: ↑cleaner • Derivationally related forms: ↑dry clean, ↑clean (for: ↑cleaner) • Hypernyms: ↑shopkeeper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry cleaner — dry′ clean′er n. 1) cvb clo a business that does dry cleaning 2) cvb the owner or operater of such a business • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • dry cleaner — 1. a business that dry cleans garments, draperies, etc. 2. a person who owns or operates such an establishment. 3. a liquid solvent used in dry cleaning. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • dry cleaner — noun a) A person whose business is the dry cleaning of clothes and other fabrics. b) A business establishment that engages in the dry cleaning of clothes and other fabrics …   Wiktionary

  • dry cleaner — business which cleans garments by means of chemicals as opposed to water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dry cleaner's — dry cleaner’s UK US noun [singular] [singular dry cleaner’s plural dry cleaner’s] a shop where you take your clothes to be dry cleaned Thesaurus: types of shophyponym washing, drying and ironing clothes …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry-cleaner's — ˌdry ˈcleaner s [dry cleaner s] noun = ↑cleaner …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry cleaner's — plural dry cleaner s n a shop where you can take clothes etc to be dry cleaned …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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