clean–cut

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adjective \ˈklēn-ˈkət\

Definition of clean–cut

  1. 1 :  cut so that the surface or edge is smooth and even

  2. 2 :  sharply defined

  3. 3 :  of wholesome appearance

1843

First Known Use of clean–cut

1843


CLEAN–CUT Defined for English Language Learners

clean–cut

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adjective \ˈklēn-ˈkət\

Definition of clean–cut for English Language Learners

  • : having a neat appearance that suggests you are someone who does not break rules or cause trouble

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