Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

spring–cleaning

play
noun spring–clean·ing \ˈspriŋ-ˈklē-niŋ\

Definition of spring–cleaning

  1. :  the act or process of doing a thorough cleaning of a place



Origin and Etymology of spring–cleaning

2spring


First Known Use: 1857

Rhymes with spring–cleaning


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up spring–cleaning? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).