uncleanly


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un·clean·ly

 (ŭn-klĕn′lē)
adj. un·clean·li·er, un·clean·li·est
Unclean.
adv. (-klēn′-)
In an unclean manner.

un·clean′li·ness n.
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uncleanly

adv
in an unclean manner
adj
characterized by an absence of cleanliness; unclean
unˈcleanliness n
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un•clean•ly1

(ʌnˈklin li)

adv.
in an unclean manner.
[before 950; Old English unclǣnlīce (not recorded in Middle English). See un-1, cleanly]

un•clean•ly2

(ʌnˈklɛn li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
unclean.
[before 1000; Middle English onclenlich, Old English unclǣnlīc. See unclean, -ly]
un•clean′li•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncleanly - habitually unclean
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
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uncleanly

adjective
1. Covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities:
2. Not chaste or moral:
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For this is OUR height and our home: too high and steep do we here dwell for all uncleanly ones and their thirst.
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