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clean·ly

 (klēn′lē)
adv.
In a clean manner.
adj. (klĕn′lē) clean·li·er, clean·li·est
Habitually and carefully neat and clean.

clean′li·ness (klĕn′lē-nĭs) n.

cleanly

adv
1. in a fair manner
2. easily or smoothly: the screw went into the wood cleanly.
adj, -lier or -liest
habitually clean or neat
cleanlily adv
cleanliness n

clean•ly

(adj. ˈklɛn li; adv. ˈklin-)

adj. -li•er, -li•est,
adv. adj.
1. personally neat.
2. habitually kept clean.
3. Obs. cleansing; making clean.
adv.
4. in a clean manner.
[before 900]
clean•li•ness (ˈklɛn li nɪs) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cleanly - habitually clean; "cleanly in their persons and habitations"
clean - free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"
Adv.1.cleanly - in an adroit manner; "he bounced it cleanly off the wall"
2.cleanly - in a manner that minimizes dirt and pollution; "the motor burns cleanly"
3.cleanly - without difficulty or distortion; "she played the piano accompaniment cleanly"

cleanly

adjective
Free from dirt, stain, or impurities:
adverb
In a fair, sporting manner:
Translations
بِصورَةٍ نَظيفَهبِنَظافَه، على نَحْوٍ نَظيف
čestnýcudnýhladce
heltligerenlig
hreinlega, snyrtilegahreinlegur
kolaycarahatçatemiztemizliğe meraklı

cleanly

1 [ˈkliːnlɪ] ADV
1. (= without polluting) [burn, operate] → de forma limpia, sin contaminar
2. (= neatly) [cut, break] → limpiamente; [hit, catch] → con habilidad, con destreza
3. (= fairly) [play, fight] → limpiamente

cleanly

2 [ˈklenlɪ] ADJ [person, animal] → limpio, aseado

cleanly

[ˈkliːnli] adv
[cut] → de façon nette
[hit, strike] → avec précisionclean-out [ˈkliːnaʊt] nnettoyage m à fond

cleanly

1
advsauber; the bone broke cleanlyes war ein glatter Knochenbruch

cleanly

2
adj (+er)sauber; personreinlich

cleanly

[ˈkliːnlɪ] advin modo netto

clean

(kliːn) adjective
1. free from dirt, smoke etc. a clean window; a clean dress.
2. neat and tidy in one's habits. Cats are very clean animals.
3. unused. a clean sheet of paper.
4. free from evil or indecency. a clean life; keep your language clean!
5. neat and even. a clean cut.
adverb
completely. He got clean away.
verb
to (cause to) become free from dirt etc. Will you clean the windows?
ˈcleaner noun
ˈcleanly adverb
The knife cut cleanly through the cheese.
cleanly (ˈklenli) adjective
clean in personal habits.
ˈcleanliness (ˈklen-) noun
clean up
to clean (a place) thoroughly. She cleaned (the room) up after they went home.
a clean bill of health
a certificate saying that a person, the crew of ship etc is entirely healthy (especially after being ill). I've been off work but I've got a clean bill of health now.
a clean slate
a fresh start. After being in prison he started his new job with a clean slate.
come clean
to tell the truth about something, often about something about which one has previously lied.
make a clean sweep
to get rid of everything unnecessary or unwanted. The new manager made a clean sweep of all the lazy people in the department.
References in classic literature ?
They received the hunters in the most friendly manner; invited them to their lodges, which were more cleanly than Indian lodges are prone to be, and set food before them with true uncivilized hospitality.
To everything cleanly am I well disposed; but I hate to see the grinning mouths and the thirst of the unclean.
said he to himself when a cleanly laid table was moved up to him with savory beef tea, or when he lay down for the night on a soft clean bed, or when he remembered that the French had gone and that his wife was no more.
A cleanly dressed young woman, with clogs on her bare feet, was scrubbing the floor in the new outer room.
Lucretia had told me I must get all the dead skin off my feet and knees before I could go to Balti- more; for the people in Baltimore were very cleanly, and would laugh at me if I looked dirty.
The sign was newly painted; the windows had neat red curtains; the floor was cleanly sanded.
Julius Caesar, the boldest, wisest, and bravest of captains, was charged with being ambitious, and not particularly cleanly in his dress, or pure in his morals.
Well, I set to work upon the copying, and executed it cleanly and well, except for the fact that, whether the devil confused my mind, or a mysterious fate so ordained, or the occurrence was simply bound to happen, I left out a whole line of the document, and thus made nonsense of it
Many of these holes are as round and as cleanly cut as if they had been made with an auger.
She was very cleanly and plainly dressed, had country mud upon her shoes, and was newly come from a journey.
And here it is very well worth observing that, as it often happens in the world (what the wise ends in God's providence are, in such a disposition of things, I cannot say), the two honest fellows had the two worst wives; and the three reprobates, that were scarce worth hanging, that were fit for nothing, and neither seemed born to do themselves good nor any one else, had three clever, careful, and ingenious wives; not that the first two were bad wives as to their temper or humour, for all the five were most willing, quiet, passive, and subjected creatures, rather like slaves than wives; but my meaning is, they were not alike capable, ingenious, or industrious, or alike cleanly and neat.
A few stray white bread crumbs lay on the cleanly washed floor by the table; putting the lamp upon a low stool he began to pick up the crumbs, carrying them to his mouth one by one with unbe- lievable rapidity.