uncleanly

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Etymology 1[edit]

From un- + cleanly.

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uncleanly (comparative more uncleanly, superlative most uncleanly)

  1. Dirty, unhygienic, not clean.
    • 1907, Ohio. State Board of Health, Annual Report
      Prosodemic typhoid from its nature may be disseminated in innumerable ways, but is more frequently found in slum districts, where the habits of the people are uncleanly, or in districts where there is no adequate sewerage.
  2. Not pure in a moral or religious sense.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From unclean + -ly.

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Adverb[edit]

uncleanly (comparative more uncleanly, superlative most uncleanly)

  1. not in a clean way; in an unclean way

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