Definition of hygienic
hygienicallyplay \ˌhī-ˈjē-ni-k(ə-)lē, -ˈje- also -jē-ˈe-ni-\ adverb
Examples of hygienic in a Sentence
For hygienic reasons, restaurants should wash silverware and drinking glasses more than once.
The hygienic conditions of the operating room are maintained by the nursing staff.
The prisoners' living quarters were not hygienic.
Recent Examples of hygienic from the Web
So much dirty talk sounds hygienic: salad spinning and putting a tea bag on a saucer.
Although there is no data to prove that reducing handshakes limits hospital infections, one study showed that bumping fists was more hygienic than shaking hands.
Provides sterile supplies for umbilical cord clamping and a hygienic mat where baby can land.
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First Known Use of hygienic
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Definition of hygienic for Students
: of, relating to, or leading toward health or hygiene hygienic conditions
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