Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Neat; tidy; pure.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adverb

In a clean manner.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Sir John Barrow.