Definition of bottle-cleaner in English:

bottle-cleaner

noun

  • 1A brush, substance, or solution used to clean bottles.

  • 2A person who cleans bottles as part of his or her job.

  • 3A machine for cleaning bottles.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in James Woodforde (1740–1803), diarist and Church of England clergyman. From bottle + cleaner.

Pronunciation

bottle-cleaner

/ˈbɒtlˌkliːnə/