Definition of Dry cleaner

1. Noun. The operator of dry-cleaning establishment.

Exact synonyms: Cleaner
Generic synonyms: Market Keeper, Shopkeeper, Storekeeper, Tradesman
Derivative terms: Clean, Dry Clean

Definition of Dry cleaner

1. Noun. A person whose business is the dry cleaning of clothes and other fabrics. ¹

2. Noun. A business establishment that engages in the dry cleaning of clothes and other fabrics. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dry Cleaner

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dry cleaner (current term)
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dry eye

Literary usage of Dry cleaner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"Send for 20 Page Circular PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 1911 THE PRACTICAL dry cleaner, SCOURER AND GARMENT DYER COMPRISING Dry, Chemical, or French Cleaning; ..."

2. Health Security: The President's Report to the American People by Domestic Policy Council (U. S.) (1993)
"This "cost-shifting" happens on every street in America where you'll find a supermarket, a dry cleaner, or a gas station that doesn't insure its workers. ..."

3. The Prospector's Field-book and Guide in the Search for and the Easy by Henry Stafford Osborn, Max Wilhelm von Bernewitz (1920)
"Price $3.50 DRY CLEANING Practical dry cleaner, Scourer and Garment Dyer. By William T. Brannt, New revised edition, edited by JB Gray. ..."

4. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"dry cleaner bags. Q: dry cleaner bags. We think of them as being very fragile, but materials from this time frame have been described as durable — something ..."

5. West Virginia Directory of Industries Giving Name of Firm, Location, Nature by West Virginia State bureau of labor (1922)
"... Huntington Dry cleaning, pressing and shoe repairing American dry cleaners and Dyers, Montgomery Avenue Pressing Club, Bluefield Bei-kcly dry cleaner, ..."

6. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"dry cleaners, Laundries Commercial laundry Commercial dry cleaner Storage, pick up Coin-operated laundries Coin-operated dry cleaner Food and Beverage ..."

7. The Cleaning of Blast-furnace Gases by Frederick Henry Wagner (1914)
"Johnson dry cleaner The Johnson dry cleaner. — This cleaner depends upon giving the gas a vortex or spiral motion in a closed vessel, causing the dust to ..."

8. Diseases of occupation and vocational hygiene by George Martin Kober, William Clinton Hanson (1916)
"The gas which is produced in the blast furnace goes up the stack to the top from where it is led by a pipe through a dry cleaner or dust collector. ..."

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