Definitions

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  • v. Plural form of dry-cleaner (alternative spelling of dry cleaners).

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Slovaks shouldn't be asked to help rescue Greece, said Maria Cikhtova, who works at a small dry-cleaners in downtown Bratislava.

    Slovak Official's Delay of Rescue Fund Vote Poses Problem for Euro Zone

  • The fix-it-up work can be a trap, taking all one's time and leaving the grand ambitions sidelined, like a would-be fashion designer sewing hems and cuffs at the dry-cleaners.

    The Real Guitar Hero of Rock 'n' Roll

  •  Yes, anyone who cares to take note:  This isn't a trip to the dry-cleaners.

    Plaisir d'Amour

  • Was it a dry-cleaners receipt stapled to the hem or collar of a newly pressed skirt or blouse?

    regard fixe - French Word-A-Day

  • And it's scientists, it's engineers, it's computer programmers and it's dry-cleaners.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2010

  • The little restaurants, the dry-cleaners, the estate agents, the chemist—all waited, as though a bomb had gone off somewhere, leaving only young mums pushing prams.

    Her Fearful Symmetry

  • Check to see if Uncle Edgar still hiring at the dry-cleaners...

    Krypto Fascist

  • Harris suggests that in special cases--she occasionally needs a formal dress when traveling--it's OK to carry on a garment fresh from the dry-cleaners that's still on a hanger.

    Pack Like A Professional

  • That's what I noticed, the quiet ... and also noticed that the building below seems to be a combo hospital and dry-cleaners.

    Letter to America

  • Always trying to apply the 1st amendment to dry-cleaners. freedom of the press, ya know

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Sotomayor Vote:

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