Definition 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.

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