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Definition of "cleaner" []

  • One whose work or business is cleaning. (noun)
  • A machine or substance used in cleaning. (noun)
  • A dry-cleaning establishment. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cleaner" in a sentence
  • "Top tips on buying a vacuum cleaner● Think about what surfaces you want to clean and what space you have to store your cleaner."
  • "And then, last but not least, you're seeing a number of states adopt what they call cleaner energy standards, everything from making sure that your refrigerator uses less energy to the mix, in terms of wind power, that's used by the state, ultimately changes."
  • "Obama today said one of the fastest, easiest, and cheapest ways to make our economy stronger and cleaner is to make [it] more energy efficient."