What does cleaner mean?

Definitions for cleaner
ˈkli nərclean·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word cleaner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleansing agent, cleanser, cleanernoun

    a preparation used in cleaning something

  2. cleaner, dry cleanernoun

    the operator of dry-cleaning establishment

  3. cleanernoun

    someone whose occupation is cleaning


  1. Cleaner

    A cleaner or a cleaning operative is a type of industrial or domestic worker who cleans homes or commercial premises for payment. Cleaning operatives may specialise in cleaning particular things or places, such as window cleaners. Cleaning operatives often work when the people who otherwise occupy the space are not around. They may clean offices at night or houses during the workday.


  1. cleaner

    A cleaner is an individual or a device that removes dirt or unwanted substances. This can refer to a professional person who performs cleaning services, often in commercial or public facilities or a substance such as soap or detergent used for cleaning. Additionally, in technology, a cleaner also refers to a type of software used to remove unnecessary files or data to optimize performance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cleanernoun

    one who, or that which, cleans


  1. Cleaner

    Cleaner is the name of a German project specializing in electronic music. Formerly known as Cleen, Myer released several albums on the American industrial music record label, Metropolis Records, as well as the labels Zoth Ommog and Accession Records.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cleaner' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4305

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cleaner' in Nouns Frequency: #2733

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleaner in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleaner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of cleaner in a Sentence

  1. John Barrymore:

    If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.

  2. Will Rogers:

    What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.

  3. Youssef Kamoun:

    I wish it was cleaner. I wish the state would work more on it, we don't go very deep in the water. We choose the spots that are cleaner and I stay ahead of (the children)... I don't leave them alone, not even for a second.

  4. Barbara Buchner:

    Our analysis shows that global investment in a cleaner, more resilient economy is decreasing, and the gap between finance needed and actually delivered is growing, As policymakers prepare a new global climate agreement in 2015, climate finance is a key ingredient to bring the world on a 2-degree Celsius pathway.

  5. Harriet Van Horne.:

    There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set.

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    ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding
    • A. cycling
    • B. mediocrity
    • C. investigating
    • D. guts

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