cleaner

Primary Meanings of cleaner

1.
n
someone whose occupation is cleaning
2.
n
a preparation used in cleaning something
Full Definitions of cleaner
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n someone whose occupation is cleaning

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char, charwoman, cleaning lady, cleaning woman, woman
a human female employed to do housework
chimneysweep, chimneysweeper, sweep
someone who cleans soot from chimneys
scourer
someone who cleanses by scouring
street cleaner, street sweeper
a worker employed to clean streets (especially one employed by a municipal sanitation department)
window cleaner
someone who cleans windows for pay
Type of:
jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer
someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor

n the operator of dry-cleaning establishment

Synonyms:
dry cleaner
Type of:
market keeper, shopkeeper, storekeeper, tradesman
a merchant who owns or manages a shop
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n a preparation used in cleaning something

Synonyms:
cleanser, cleansing agent
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bathroom cleaner
a preparation for cleaning bathrooms
dentifrice
a substance for cleaning the teeth; applied with a toothbrush
detergent
a cleansing agent that differs from soap but can also emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension
shampoo
cleansing agent consisting of soaps or detergents used for washing the hair
soap
a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
bar soap
soap in the form of a bar
castile soap
a good hard soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide
dishwasher detergent, dishwashing detergent, dishwashing liquid
a low-sudsing detergent designed for use in dishwashers
laundry detergent
any of various detergents designed for use in a washing machine for clothing
liquid detergent
a detergent in liquid form
liquid soap
soap in liquid form
leather soap, saddle soap
a mild soap for cleansing and conditioning leather
soap flakes
soap that has been cut into flakes to make suds faster
built-soap powder, soap powder, washing powder
soap in powdered form mixed with alkaline builders
green soap, soft soap
a soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases
bath soap, face soap, toilet soap
soap used as a toiletry
toothpaste
a dentifrice in the form of a paste
tooth powder, toothpowder
a dentifrice in the form of a powder
Type of:
formulation, preparation
a substance prepared according to a formula

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