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spot·less

 (spŏt′lĭs)
adj.
1. Perfectly clean: "She patted the spotless dashboard of the brand-new car" (Rosemary Mahoney).
2. Free from flaw or imperfection; impeccable: "We formed ... a picture of spotless family values" (Jan Clausen).

spot′less·ly adv.
spot′less·ness n.

spotless

(ˈspɒtlɪs)
adj
1. free from stains; immaculate
2. free from moral impurity; unsullied: a spotless character.
ˈspotlessly adv
ˈspotlessness n

spot•less

(ˈspɒt lɪs)

adj.
1. immaculately clean.
2. pure: a spotless reputation.
[1300–50]
spot′less•ly, adv.
spot′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spotless - completely neat and clean; "the apartment was immaculate"; "in her immaculate white uniform"; "a spick-and-span kitchen"; "their spic red-visored caps"
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"

spotless

spotless

adjective
Free from dirt, stain, or impurities:
Translations
طَاهِرنَظيف
bez poskvrnyčistý
fuldstændig ren
puhdas
besprijekoran
tandurhreinn
しみのない
아주 청결한
starostlivo uprataný
fläckfri
สะอาดไม่มีตำหนิ
sạch sẽ

spotless

[ˈspɒtlɪs] ADJ
1. (= clean) → inmaculado, sin mancha; (= tidy, neat) [appearance] → impecable, pulcro; [house] → limpísimo
2. (= flawless) [reputation] → impecable, intachable

spotless

[ˈspɒtləs] adj
(= completely clean) [shirt, house] → impeccable
(= flawless) [reputation, name] → sans tache; [record] → inattaquable

spotless

adj person, house, clothestadellos or makellos sauber, pikobello (inf); (fig) reputationmakellos, untadelig; spotless whitestrahlend weiß

spotless

[ˈspɒtlɪs] adjpulitissimo/a, immacolato/a (fig) (reputation) → senza macchia; (character) → retto/a

spot

(spot) noun
1. a small mark or stain (made by mud, paint etc). She was trying to remove a spot of grease from her skirt.
2. a small, round mark of a different colour from its background. His tie was blue with white spots.
3. a pimple or red mark on the skin caused by an illness etc. She had measles and was covered in spots.
4. a place or small area, especially the exact place (where something happened etc). There was a large number of detectives gathered at the spot where the body had been found.
5. a small amount. Can I borrow a spot of sugar?
verbpast tense, past participle ˈspotted
1. to catch sight of. She spotted him eventually at the very back of the crowd.
2. to recognize or pick out. No-one watching the play was able to spot the murderer.
ˈspotless adjective
very clean. a spotless kitchen.
ˈspotlessly adverb
ˈspotlessness noun
ˈspotted adjective
marked or covered with spots. Her dress was spotted with grease; a spotted tie.
ˈspotty adjective
(of people) covered with spots. a spotty face / young man.
ˈspottiness noun
spot check
an inspection made without warning, especially on items chosen at random from a group. We only found out about the flaw during a spot check on goods leaving the factory.
ˈspotlight noun
(a lamp for projecting) a circle of light that is thrown on to a small area.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈspotlit, ~ˈspotlighted
1. to light with a spotlight. The stage was spotlit.
2. to show up clearly or draw attention to. The incident spotlighted the difficulties with which we were faced.
in a spot
in trouble. His failure to return the papers on time put her in a spot.
on the spot
1. at once. She liked it so much that she bought it on the spot; (also adjective) an on-the-spot decision.
2. in the exact place referred to; in the place where one is needed. It was a good thing you were on the spot when he had his heart attack; (also adjective) tour on-the-spot reporter.
3. (especially with put) in a dangerous, difficult or embarrassing position. The interviewer's questions really put the Prime Minister on the spot.
spot on
very accurate or exactly on the target. His description of Mary was spot on!

spotless

طَاهِر čistý fuldstændig ren tadellos ακηλίδωτος impecable puhdas immaculé besprijekoran immacolato しみのない 아주 청결한 vlekkeloos flekkfri nieskazitelny imaculado без единого пятнышка fläckfri สะอาดไม่มีตำหนิ pırıl pırıl sạch sẽ 完美无瑕的
References in classic literature ?
Recognising the value to the bank of a spotless reputation for its officers, the President drew his check for the amount of the shortage and the Cashier was restored to favour.
She had never entered its doors; from the outside she had sometimes caught glimpses of spotless damask and shining crystal, and soft-stepping waiters serving people of fashion.
Smooth, spotless, unbroken, the shallow snow lay everywhere.
Yes; and many is the time, when, after the severest uninterrupted labors, which know no night; continuing straight through for ninety-six hours; when from the boat, where they have swelled their wrists with all day rowing on the Line, --they only step to the deck to carry vast chains, and heave the heavy windlass, and cut and slash, yea, and in their very sweatings to be smoked and burned anew by the combined fires of the equatorial sun and the equatorial try-works; when, on the heel of all this, they have finally bestirred themselves to cleanse the ship, and make a spotless dairy room of it; many is the time the poor fellows, just buttoning the necks of their clean frocks, are startled by the cry of There she blows
I see a band of spirits bright, That taste the glories there; They all are robed in spotless white, And conquering palms they bear.
Something like a reading-desk was in front of this rostrum; and a small mahogany table from the mansion-house, covered with a spotless damask cloth, stood a little on one side, by the way of an altar.
Crawley's character, I shan't demean myself or that most spotless and perfectly irreproachable lady by even hinting that it requires a defence.
About their waist they wore a short tunic of spotless white tappa, and some of them super-added to this a mantle of the same material, tied in an elaborate bow upon the left shoulder, and falling about the figure in picturesque folds.
cried I) how canst thou thus undauntedly endeavour to sully the spotless reputation of such bright Excellence?
He had exchanged his shirt of mail for an under tunic of dark purple silk, garnished with furs, over which flowed his long robe of spotless white, in ample folds.
But do not despair; you have life before you, my dear Albert, for you are yet scarcely twenty-two years old; and as a pure heart like yours wants a spotless name, take my father's -- it was Herrera.
An area of about half a mile square presents a level surface of white clay or fuller's earth, perfectly spotless, resembling a great slab of Parian marble, or a sheet of dazzling snow.