Definition Of clean


free from dirt, marks, or stains.

the room was spotlessly clean

free from irregularities; having a smooth edge or surface.

a clean fracture of the leg

make (something or someone) free of dirt, marks, or mess, especially by washing, wiping, or brushing.

clean your teeth properly after meals

morally uncontaminated; pure; innocent.

clean living

so as to be free from dirt, marks, or unwanted matter.

the room had been washed clean

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Example Of clean

  • a clean sheet of paper

  • A good lemon tart should be gently set and lightly golden with a fresh, clean , lemony taste, rather than anything overly sour and overly sweet.

  • And no matter how sweet and educated and clean and smart she appears, she may be at risk and not know it.

  • As an adult she kept her homes immaculately clean , tidying, changing beds and scrubbing surfaces every day.

  • ‘I strongly reject the implicit suggestion that their party is morally clean ,’ he said.

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