Definition of Street cleaner

1. Noun. A worker employed to clean streets (especially one employed by a municipal sanitation department).

Exact synonyms: Street Sweeper
Generic synonyms: Cleaner

Lexicographical Neighbors of Street Cleaner

street Arab
street address
street addresses
street appeal
street arab
street art
street artist
street child
street cleaner (current term)
street clothes
street corner
street cred
street credibility
street dance
street dancer
street dancers
street drug
street elbow
street fighter
street fighters
street food
street foods
street furniture

Literary usage of Street cleaner

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

1. A Treasury of Plays for Children by Montrose Jonas Moses (1921)
"street cleaner (picks up barrow}. Eh! What are you boys doing with that barrel? ... I am the Toymaker's son, street cleaner — and refuse to explain to you ..."

2. Standard Specifications for Personal Service by New York (N.Y.). Bureau of Standards (1917)
"Dump Inspector (Department of Street Cleaning): street cleaner GROUP SYMBOL (SC) The term street cleaner Group is applied to those offices or employments of ..."

3. The Ohio Educational Monthly by Ohio State Teachers Association (1905)
""In New York, including Brooklyn, the average yearly wage of a street cleaner is $631 ; the minimum teacher's salary is $540. In intellectual Boston the ..."

4. The Gateway to English: A Textbook in Americanism by Isidore David Cohen (1920)
"THE street cleaner When I go to work, I see a street cleaner. ... Would you like to be a street cleaner? Do you think his work is pleasant? ..."

5. The American Language: An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the by Henry Louis Mencken (1921)
"If he proposes to go to the theatre * However, the street-cleaner is beginning to appear in some of the English cities. He is commonly employed by the Urban ..."

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