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dry cleaner

noun
  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.
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Origin of dry cleaner

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • 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