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  • a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
  • clean one''s body or parts thereof, as by washing
  • "clean up before you see your grandparents"
  • "clean your fingernails before dinner"
  • remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits
  • "Clean the turkey"
  • remove shells or husks from
  • "clean grain before milling it"
  • remove unwanted substances from
  • remove while making clean
  • "Clean the spots off the rug"
  • make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
  • "Clean the stove!"
  • "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
  • clean and tidy up the house
  • "She housecleans every week"
  • remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
  • "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"
  • "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
  • deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.
  • "The other players cleaned him completely"
  • be cleanable
  • "This stove cleans easily"
  • free of drugs
  • "after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"
  • free from clumsiness
  • precisely or deftly executed
  • "he landed a clean left on his opponent''s cheek"
  • "a clean throw"
  • "the neat exactness of the surgeon''s knife"
  • not carrying concealed weapons
  • (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense
  • "a clean voting recor"
  • "a clean driver''s license"
  • 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"
  • (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements
  • fit for all observers
  • "good clean fun"
  • "a clean joke"
  • not spreading pollution or contamination
  • especially radioactive contamination
  • "a clean fuel"
  • "cleaner and more efficient engines"
  • "the tactical bomb is reasonably clean"
  • ritually clean or pure
  • thorough and without qualification
  • "a clean getaway"
  • "a clean sweep"
  • "a clean break"
  • marked by or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
  • "a clean fight"
  • "a sporting solution of the disagreement"
  • "sportsmanlike conduct"
  • of a surface
  • not written or printed on
  • "blank pages"
  • "fill in the blank spaces"
  • "a clean page"
  • "wide white margins"
  • (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
  • "fair copy"
  • "a clean manuscript"
  • morally pure
  • "led a clean life"
  • without difficulties or problems
  • "a clean test flight"
  • free from impurities
  • "clean water"
  • "fresh air"
  • (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
  • "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"
  • "clear laughter like a waterfall"
  • "clear reds and blues"
  • "a light lilting voice like a silver bell"
  • free of restrictions or qualifications
  • "a clean bill of health"
  • "a clear winner"
  • free from sepsis or infection
  • "a clean (or uninfected) wound"
  • completely
  • used as intensifiers
  • "clean forgot the appointment"
  • "I''m plumb (or plum) tuckered out"
  • in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
  • "they played fairly"
clean
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
  • 1. Free from dirt or filth; as, clean clothes.

    2. Free from that which is useless or injurious; without defects; as, clean land; clean timber.

    3. Free from awkwardness; not bungling; adroit; dexterous; as, a clean trick; a clean leap over a fence.

    4. Free from errors and vulgarisms; as, a clean style.

    5. Free from restraint or neglect; complete; entire.

    "When ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of corners of thy field. Lev. xxiii. 22." --

    6. Free from moral defilement; sinless; pure.

    "Create in me a clean heart, O God. Ps. li. 10" --

    "That I am whole, and clean, and meet for Heaven Tennyson." --

    7. (Script.) Free from ceremonial defilement.

    8. Free from that which is corrupting to the morals; pure in tone; healthy. "Lothair is clean." F. Harrison.

    9. Well-proportioned; shapely; as, clean limbs.

    A clean bill of health
    a certificate from the proper authority that a ship is free from infection.

    Clean breach
    See under Breach, n., 4.

    To make a clean breast
    See under Breast.

  • 1. Without limitation or remainder; quite; perfectly; wholly; entirely. "Domestic broils clean overblown." Shak.

    "Clean contrary." Milton.

    "All the people were passed clean over Jordan. Josh. iii. 17." --

    2. Without miscarriage; not bunglingly; dexterously. [Obs.] "Pope came off clean with Homer." Henley.

  • 1. To render clean; to free from whatever is foul, offensive, or extraneous; to purify; to cleanse.

    To clean out
    to exhaust; to empty; to get away from (one) all his money. [Colloq.] De Quincey.

 

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