Definition Cleanliness

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cleanliness: hygiene, the state of being clean, the opposite of dirtiness
There is a problem with cleanliness in this hotel. Everything is really dirty.

clean: washed, pure, disinfected, not dirty; fair and honest; decent, not rude
Luna likes to spend her weekends in the mountains, where the air is clean.
Let's keep the conversation clean. I don't want to hear any comments about sex.

to clean (up): to remove dirt and tidy a place
Philip always cleans his office when Bruno comes to visit him.
Bob spent all Sunday cleaning the house after the poker party.


  • "Clean up your mess"
  • "Horatio : You're going to clean this up, right?"
  • "Look at my teeth, they're white and clean!"
  • "Cleaning equipment and gas masks are available in my office."
  • "Why are you cleaning the street?"
  • "Now, over 65 years later, McGillicutty's has become synonymous with "clean"."
  • "To help me learn about this great, white, unnaturally clean place is Scandinavian correspondent Jonas Jensen."
  • "You still need to clean your room and lay the table for supper!"
  • "But I'm warning you Horatio, if this thing goes south, I am not going to be the one cleaning up the mess."
  • "I'm gonna pick you up, turn you on, keep you clean."

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