See also: cleanout
- (transitive) To clean, especially to tidy by removing the contents.
- Clean out your purse and at least get rid of all the trash you're hauling around.
- (transitive, idiomatic) To empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.
- The divorce cleaned him out.
- 1969, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid:
- "Well, looks like you just about cleaned everbody out, fella. You haven't lost a hand since you lost the deal."