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unclean meaning and definition

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UNCLEAN adjective

Definition of unclean (adjective)

  1. soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    • "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
    • synonyms: dirty, soiled
    • antonym: clean
  2. having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
    • "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
    • synonyms: impure
    • antonym: clean
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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