- a sanitation worker who cleans streets or sidewalks.
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Examples from the Web for street cleaner
Does that man take the broom and sweep a little for the street-cleaner when he meets her?A Woman's Will
Her thoughts were incessantly occupied with the son of a street-cleaner!
The son of a street-cleaner to thrust himself between her and George!
I don't want to be walking along Broadway and come on you suddenly as a street-cleaner.The Adventures of Sally
P. G. Wodehouse
Even when he was "la petit Litz," he was found holding a street-cleaner's broom while he went to change a gold piece.The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2