Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections

"A clean manuscript"

Related Adjective(s):fair

2.Definition: (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense

"A clean voting record", "A clean driver's license"

3.Definition: (of a surface) not written or printed on

"A clean page"

Related Adjective(s):blank, white

4.Definition: (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers

"Good clean fun", "A clean joke"

Related Adjective(s):unobjectionable

5.Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

"Efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"

Related Adjective(s):clear, light, unclouded

6.Definition: exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play

"A clean fight"

Related Adjective(s):sporting, sportsmanlike, sporty

7.Definition: free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed

"He landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek", "A clean throw"

Related Adjective(s):neat

8.Definition: free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits

"Children with clean shining faces", "Clean white shirts", "Clean dishes", "A spotlessly clean house", "Cats are clean animals"

9.Definition: free from impurities

"Clean water"

Related Adjective(s):fresh

10.Definition: free from sepsis or infection

"A clean (or uninfected) wound"

Related Adjective(s):uninfected

11.Definition: free of drugs

"After a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"

12.Definition: free of restrictions or qualifications

"A clean bill of health"

Related Adjective(s):clear

13.Definition: morally pure

"Led a clean life"

14.Definition: not carrying concealed weapons

15.Definition: not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination

"A clean fuel", "Cleaner and more efficient engines", "The tactical bomb is reasonably clean"

Related Adjective(s):uncontaminating

16.Definition: ritually clean or pure

17.Definition: thorough and without qualification

"A clean getaway", "A clean sweep", "A clean break"

18.Definition: without difficulties or problems

"A clean test flight"

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