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clean·er

cleaner

 
pronunciation:
kli nr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or thing that cleans.
We'll need to use a strong cleaner on this dirty kitchen floor.
definition 2: (plural) a business that dry-cleans clothing.
Please drop these shirts off at the cleaners.
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The word cleaner contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean