clean-cut

adjective
\ ˈklēn-ˈkət How to pronounce clean-cut (audio) \

Definition of clean-cut

1 : cut so that the surface or edge is smooth and even
2 : sharply defined
3 : of wholesome appearance

First Known Use of clean-cut

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of clean-cut was in 1843

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“Clean-cut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clean-cut. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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clean-cut

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of clean-cut

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

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