clean-cut(redirected from clean-cutly)
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1. Clearly and sharply defined or outlined.
2. Neat and trim in appearance.
1. clearly outlined; neat: clean-cut lines of a ship.
2. definite: a clean-cut decision in boxing.
1. having a distinct, regular shape.
2. clearly outlined.
3. neat and wholesome.
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|Adj.||1.||clean-cut - neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard"|
tidy - marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind"
|2.||clean-cut - clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible; "as clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a spire clean-cut against the sky"; "a clear-cut pattern"|
distinct - easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"