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KK Pronunciation

〔 klin 〕


〔 kliːn 〕

Overview of noun clean

The noun clean has 1 sense

  • clean and jerk, clean -- (a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead)

Overview of verb clean

The verb clean has 10 senses

  • clean, make clean -- (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth")

  • clean, pick -- (remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey")

  • houseclean, clean house, clean -- (clean and tidy up the house; "She housecleans every week")

  • cleanse, clean -- (clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner")

  • clean -- (be cleanable; "This stove cleans easily")

  • clean -- (deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players cleaned him completely")

  • clean, strip -- (remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm")

  • clean -- (remove while making clean; "Clean the spots off the rug")

  • scavenge, clean -- (remove unwanted substances from)

  • clean -- (remove shells or husks from; "clean grain before milling it")

Overview of adj clean

The adj clean has 18 senses

  • clean -- (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")

  • clean, clear -- (free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner")

  • clean, clear, light, unclouded -- ((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")

  • clean, fresh -- (free from impurities; "clean water"; "fresh air")

  • clean -- ((of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense; "a clean voting record"; "a clean driver's license")

  • clean -- (ritually clean or pure)

  • clean, uncontaminating -- (not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "a clean fuel"; "cleaner and more efficient engines"; "the tactical bomb is reasonably clean")

  • clean, unobjectionable -- ((of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers; "good clean fun"; "a clean joke")

  • uninfected, clean -- (free from sepsis or infection; "a clean (or uninfected) wound")

  • clean, clean-living -- (morally pure; "led a clean life")

  • clean, fair -- ((of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript")

  • blank, clean, white -- ((of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins")

  • clean, sporting, sporty, sportsmanlike -- (exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct")

  • clean -- (without difficulties or problems; "a clean test flight")

  • clean -- (thorough and without qualification; "a clean getaway"; "a clean sweep"; "a clean break")

  • clean -- (not carrying concealed weapons)

  • clean, neat -- (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")

  • clean -- (free of drugs; "after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years")

Overview of adv clean

The adv clean has 2 senses

  • clean, plumb, plum -- (completely; used as intensifiers; "clean forgot the appointment"; "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out")

  • fairly, fair, clean -- (in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly")