a person or thing that cleans; specif.,
- a person who owns or works in a dry-cleaning establishment
- [usually pl.] a dry-cleaning establishment
- a preparation for removing dirt or grime
take to the cleaners
Slang to swindle (someone) of a substantial amount of money
- One whose work or business is cleaning.
- A machine or substance used in cleaning.
- often cleaners A dry-cleaning establishment: dropped off the stained shirt at the cleaners.
clean + -er (agent noun)
clean + -er