spot·​less | \ ˈspät-ləs How to pronounce spotless (audio) \

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.
Recent Examples on the Web Each morning, the glass stairwell in the stately, 10-story Pew Charitable Trusts building in downtown D.C. was always spotless. Washington Post, "Elsi Mabelicia Campos, devoted mother who kept the Pew building spotless, dies of covid-19," 10 Dec. 2020 And yet NextEra’s environmental track record is far from spotless. Tim Mcdonnell, Quartz, "How wind and solar toppled Exxon from its place as America’s top energy company," 30 Nov. 2020 This lightweight carpet cleaning machine will leave your fabric floors spotless. Fiona Tapp, CNN Underscored, "Black Friday Has Arrived in Canada," 27 Nov. 2020 The failure represents the second in two years after Vega had built up a spotless record over its first six years of service. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "Upper stage issue causes Arianespace launch failure, costing 2 satellites," 17 Nov. 2020 In one corner of the open-plan living room loomed a large black sculpture that looked like a shiny fish-man; the kitchen was spotless and intimidatingly white. Rachel Monroe, The Atlantic, "98 Million TikTok Followers Can’t Be Wrong," 20 Nov. 2020 Plus, the spot-correcting serum contains ingredients like niacinamide designed to keep skin healthy and spotless in the long term. Rachel Feltman, Popular Science, "Skincare gifts that are actually worth the splurge," 17 Nov. 2020 Seresi was convicted of a nonviolent offense, had already served more than 30 years behind bars, earned three associate degrees while incarcerated and had a near spotless disciplinary record, the judge noted. Scott Glover, CNN, "Grandfather serving 505-year sentence ordered to be released 'without delay'," 13 Nov. 2020 This game means much to the winner, a spotless record atop the Mountain West with unbeaten Nevada (3-0), which defeated Utah State on Thursday night. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, "5 Things to Watch: Aztecs vs. San Jose State," 5 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of spotless

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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13 Dec 2020

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“Spotless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of spotless

: perfectly clean


spot·​less | \ ˈspät-ləs How to pronounce spotless (audio) \

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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