spot·​less | \ˈspät-ləs \

Definition of spotless 

: having no spot:

a : free from impurity : immaculate spotless kitchens

b : pure, unblemished a spotless reputation

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Other Words from spotless

spotlessly adverb
spotlessness noun

Examples of spotless in a Sentence

She keeps her room spotless.

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In other words, the eternal sunshine of the spotless Californian life. Mark Holgate, Vogue, "Le Bon Marché in Paris Is About to Give Itself a Los Angeles Makeover," 27 Aug. 2018 In Singapore, the island city-state hosting the summit, the sense of anticipation was palpable, with people lining spotless streets Monday waving cell phones as Trump headed to meet Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong., "An upbeat Trump is hopeful for a ‘nice’ outcome from summit with Kim," 11 June 2018 Cracks were evident early, even during a spotless first inning by starter Peyton Schneider. Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, "Texas dominates Texas Southern to set up regional meeting with Texas A&M," 1 June 2018 Tuesday’s World Cup match between Japan and Colombia may have gotten a little dirty, but the stadium was left spotless. Casey Quackenbush, Time, "Everyone Is Cheering for These Japanese Soccer Fans Who Cleaned Up the World Cup Stadium," 20 June 2018 In his fourth start back from the disabled list, and only his fifth outing since May 1, Kershaw kept the scoreboard spotless even if his performance was not flawless. Andy Mccullough,, "Kershaw continues to make progress on the mound in Dodgers' 8-2 win over the Padres," 10 July 2018 Yet corruption and clientelism remain rife, and the history of Mr Zaev’s Social Democrats is less than spotless. The Economist, "The obstacles on Macedonia’s road to the EU," 28 June 2018 Visitors thronged throughout the Del Mar Fairgrounds under spotless blue skies, which slowed foot traffic from the barns to the midway to the outlying rides to the ferris wheel. Gary Robbins,, "Temperature could hit 117 degrees in San Diego County during weekend heat wave," 4 July 2018 Still, the sense of anticipation was great in Singapore, with people lining spotless streets holding cellphones high as Trump headed to meet Lee., "Summit day in Singapore: Excitement high, expectations lower," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of spotless

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of spotless

: perfectly clean


spot·​less | \ˈspät-ləs \

Kids Definition of spotless

1 : free from spot or blemish spotless skin

2 : perfectly clean or pure a spotless bathroom a spotless record

Other Words from spotless

spotlessly adverb

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