squeaky-clean

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squeak·y-clean

(skwē′kē-klēn′)
adj. Informal
1. Perfectly clean: squeaky-clean hair.
2. Free from moral fault or taint; untarnished and virtuous: "Despite its squeaky-clean image, [the agency] suffered waste and inefficiency" (William D. Marbach).

squeaky-clean

adj
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (of hair) washed so clean that wet strands squeak when rubbed
2. completely clean
3. informal derogatory (of a person) cultivating a virtuous and wholesome image

squeak′y-clean′



adj.
1. scrupulously clean.
2. virtuous; wholesome; above reproach.
[1965–70]
Translations

squeaky-clean

adj (inf)absolut sauber (inf), → blitzsauber (inf); the squeaky-clean brigadedie Saubermänner pl (inf)
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