dry cleaner


a business that dry-cleans garments, draperies, etc.
a person who owns or operates such an establishment.
a liquid solvent used in dry cleaning.

Origin of dry cleaner

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for dry cleaner

  • The dry-cleaner in Rockville has a lace gown of mine which I want to wear this afternoon, when some people are coming to tea.

    The Cricket|Marjorie Cooke