a preparation for cleansing, as a liquid or powder for scouring sinks, bathtubs, etc., or a cream for cleaning the face.
a person or thing that cleanses.
Chiefly Eastern New England. a dry-cleaning establishment.

before 1000; Middle English; Old English clǣnsere; see cleanse, -er1 Unabridged
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cleanser (ˈklɛnzə)
a cleansing agent, such as a detergent

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Example sentences
Wash your hands with soap or antibacterial cleanser to prevent infection.
Indoors, dusting the ash off furniture left scratches that looked as though
  they had been caused by kitchen cleanser.
From the moment you use the nourishing cleanser, your skin feels softer.
The exfoliating cleanser was gentle but worked really well, and the anti-aging
  mist was really lovely.
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