What does the word cleanly mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Cleanliness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Neat; tidy; pure.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Cleanlily.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • In a clean manner.

Usage examples for cleanly

  1. I observed it was much more cleanly to eat with knives and forks than with one's fingers, but it was useless. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. Ed Jones' wife weaned her six- months'- old baby so she could go in the factory, and left it on condensed milk with old Mrs. Jones, who fed it incessantly and not at all cleanly. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  3. They are delicate and cleanly, almost wholly without example. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow