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The Meaning of clean

  • (superl.) Free from dirt or filth; as, clean clothes.
  • (superl.) Free from that which is useless or injurious; without defects; as, clean land; clean timber.
  • (superl.) Free from awkwardness; not bungling; adroit; dexterous; as, aclean trick; a clean leap over a fence.
  • (superl.) Free from errors and vulgarisms; as, a clean style.
  • (superl.) Free from restraint or neglect; complete; entire.
  • (superl.) Free from moral defilement; sinless; pure.
  • (superl.) Free from ceremonial defilement.
  • (superl.) Free from that which is corrupting to the morals; pure in tone; healthy.
  • (superl.) Well-proportioned; shapely; as, clean limbs.
  • (adv.) Without limitation or remainder; quite; perfectly; wholly; entirely.
  • (adv.) Without miscarriage; not bunglingly; dexterously.
  • (a.) To render clean; to free from whatever is foul, offensive, or extraneous; to purify; to cleanse.

Synonyms

clean and jerk , fair , sporty , neat , white , clean-living , fresh , unclouded , uninfected , light , sporting , sportsmanlike , uncontaminating , unobjectionable , blank , clear , decipherable , unmortgaged , exculpated , clean-cut , exonerated , open , clear(p) , percipient , clear-cut , well-defined , readable , absolved , vindicated , cleared , light-headed , wanton , lightsome , swooning , lightheaded , cloudless , idle , light-colored , unaccented , weak , low-cal , promiscuous , light(a) , abstemious , faint , lite , wakeful , short , tripping , scant(p) , sluttish , calorie-free , easy , loose , invigorated , wise , tonic , brisk , saucy , new , smart , sassy , overbold , impudent , sweet , impertinent , reinvigorated , novel , refreshing , refreshful , unused , refreshed , bracing , unfermented , innocuous , just , fair(a) , bonnie , comely , middling , bonny , honest , average , sightly , fairish , mediocre , reasonable , lily-white , vacuous , white-hot , bloodless , snowy , livid , ashen , blanched , whitened , flashy , card-playing , betting , showy , jazzy , gaudy , dissipated , straight , nifty , not bad(p) , tasteful , dandy , full-strength , smashing , bully , slap-up , keen , orderly , refined , corking , groovy , swell , cracking , great , peachy , bang-up , pick , scavenge , make clean , houseclean , clean house , strip , cleanse , foot , nibble , beak , pluck , find fault , plunk , cull , blame , piece , break up , peck , strip down , discase , foray , divest , pillage , leach , unclothe , plunder , disrobe , dismantle , rifle , reave , denude , uncase , despoil , ransack , loot , deprive , peel , undress , bare , denudate , disinvest , salvage , plumb , plum , fairly , jolly , passably , evenhandedly , moderately , reasonably , pretty , somewhat , brush , dust , purify , scour , sponge , wash , lave , rinse , scrub , sweep , wipe , disinfect , mop , change , alter , modify

Antonyms

vitiate , besmirch , corrupt , besmear , contaminate , defile , pollute , spoil , sully , befoul , bespatter , debase , deprave , stain , taint , dirty-minded , soil , bemire , grime , begrime , colly , lewd , ratty , grubby , greasy , difficult , profane , sordid , squalid , salacious , maladroit , smutty , bawdy , imperfect , dirty , terefah , smudgy , qualified , blue , feculent , blasphemous , unwashed , uncleanly , septic , bedraggled , grungy , nasty , nonkosher , Augean , addicted , cruddy , snotty , foul , cobwebby , unswept , contaminating , travel-stained , scummy , ribald , impure , unfair , immoral , untouchable , dingy , begrimed , soiled , mucky , scabrous , maculate , tref , oily , unclean , armed , sooty , off-color , dirty-faced , incomplete , lousy , snot-nosed , flyblown , black , scatological , befouled , infected , foul-spoken , raunchy , full , uncomplete , fouled , obscene , filthy , illegible , unjust , draggled , buggy , grimy , travel-soiled , hard , foul-mouthed , muddy

Homophones

kleen

Rhymes

aberdeen , abilene , acetylene , acrolein , adenine , adenosine , aileen , albertine , alene , alkene , amphetamine , aniline , aquamarine , ardeen , ardene , argentine , arleen , arlene , augustin , augustine , balanchine , baleen , bean , benzene , bernadine , between , bromine , byzantine , caesarean , caffeine , canteen , careen , carotene , casein , cathleen , celine , charleen , charlene , charline , chloroprene , christine , citrine , claudine , clementine , clymene , colleen , contravene , convene , corinne , cuisine , dean , demean , diene , doreen , dramamine , eighteen , eileen , eocene , epstein , ernestine , ethene , ethylene , eugene , evergreen , feinstein , fifteen , figurine , florentine , fluorine , fourteen , francine , frankenstein , gabardine , gasoline , gean , gene , georgene , georgine , geraldine , glean , glycine , green , greene , guanine , guillotine , haen , halloween , hammerstein , helene , hexachlorophene , histamine , histidine , holstein , hydrazine , hygiene , imogene , intervene , irene , jean , jeanne , joaquin , josephine , justine , kathleen , kean , keen , keene , kerosene , killeen , konstantin , labyrinthine , latrine , laureen , lean , levine , libertine , lien , limousine , machine , magazine , mangosteen , marine , marlene , martine , maureen , maxine , mean , melamine , methylene , mezzanine , mien , miocene , moline , moreen , murine , muscatine , naphthalene , neoprene , newsmagazine , nicotine , nineteen , noreen , obscene , oligocene , olivine , opaline , osteen , pauline , peregrine , philistine , plasticine , pleistocene , pliocene , polybutylene , polyethylene , polypropylene , polystyrene , preen , propylene , protein , pyroxene , quarantine , queen , racine , ravine , reconvene , routine , rubinstein , sabine , saline , sardine , scene , scopolamine , screen , seen , selene , serene , seventeen , sharleen , sheen , shirleen , sistine , sixteen , slovene , soybean , sphene , spleen , steen , styrene , submarine , tambourine , tangerine , teen , theine , thirteen , tourmaline , trampoline , treen , umpteen , unclean , undine , unforeseen , unseen , vaccine , vaseline , vienne , wallenstein , wean , wien , wolverine , agin , aldin , aleen , ameen , amin , ammeen , andreen , antisubmarine , arreguin , barentine , beane , beene , bein , beine , bien , biocine , blouin , bornstein , brackeen , breen , carlene , circumvene , clonidine , coffeen , coleen , constantine , cortine , crean , crimean , cunneen , darlene , deane , deen , dejean , dineen , dinneen , doralin , drouin , dufrene , filene , foltene , foreseen , frean , freen , gallien , gelatine , gheen , glasheen , glavine , godine , goheen , gouin , grosjean , guertin , hornstein , huguenin , igene , internecine , jeane , jeanine , jolene , katyn , keehn , kiehn , kiehne , kiene , kleen , kristine , lamine , leen , lopatin , lorene , macqueen , madelene , marcin , marleen , marroquin , mcbean , mckeen , mclean , mcmeen , mcqueen , medin , mein , meine , mescaline , modine , nadine , navin , nitrosomine , nuveen , ocain , olean , peine , philippine , polyacetylene , prejean , rabin , benyamin , biehn , brean , burdine , burkeen , cantin , carleen , chasteen , elephantine , etheljean , fiene , ireene , janine , lichtenstein , limine , lurleen , marleene , mcbreen , mcsween , mujahedeen , mujahideen , mulqueen , muntean , myrlene , nathene , nein , nene , onscreen , oquin , paleocene , pasion , peloquin , philene , phillipine , pilgreen , plein , preteen , reen , salin , sarazin , sarene , seguin , shaheen , sharlene , shasteen , shean , silverstein , skeen , skene , smithereen , stene , sunscreen , sween , texstyrene , thien , thomasine , thymidine , tigrean , vanveen , varin , veen , vidrine , vien , voisine , wein , wileen , xene