clean·​hand·​ed ˈklēn-ˈhan-dəd How to pronounce cleanhanded (audio)
: innocent of wrongdoing

Examples of cleanhanded in a Sentence

none of us is exactly cleanhanded in this affair

Word History

First Known Use

1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cleanhanded was in 1728

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Cite this Entry

“Cleanhanded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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