Definition of houseclean
1 : to clean a house and its furniture
2 : to get rid of unwanted or undesirable items or people
1 : to clean the surfaces and furnishings of
2 : to improve or reform by ridding of undesirable people or practices
housecleaningplay \ˈhau̇s-ˌklē-niŋ\ noun
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Origin and Etymology of houseclean
back-formation from housecleaning
First Known Use: 1854See Words from the same year
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