Definition of clean-lined

: having appealingly trim or well-designed lines At another corner of the park rested … a clean-lined dart of a craft, so sleek that it looked even more out of place on dry land than boats usually do.— William G. Scheller, Islands, May/June 2001 Making the case for the smaller-is-better approach is the bright, clean-lined kitchen at the back of the Bethesda home …— Deborah K. Dietsch, Washington Post, 28 Jan. 2012 Their product line includes spare, clean-lined architectural mantels and ones that appear to be ornately carved.— Peter O. Whiteley, Sunset, February 2001

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First Known Use of clean-lined

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Clean-lined.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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