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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.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • When they select a dry cleaner, after location, how much they are charged for a shirt is a top consideration.
  • Teachers shouldn't need to be concerned about frivolous lawsuits, nor dry cleaner owners either.
  • He was doing more business than any dry cleaner maybe in the country.
  • She had drawn up a shopping list and made a note to get gas and pick up clothes at the dry cleaner.
  • Lightly wrap the folded suit in sheets of dry cleaner plastic, if it's available.
  • The hotel has a convenience store, coin-operated laundry and a dry cleaner.
  • Use dry cleaner bags because the plastic reduces friction that can cause wrinkles.
  • Or bag them and send them to the dry cleaner if they're delicate.
  • For example, you debit card to your dry cleaner and overdraft your account.
  • He ought even to have sold it in the window of his dry cleaner.

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