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 Their corrugated aluminum roof was rusting through, even as their concrete floor was spotless. Peter S. Goodman, New York Times, "Philippine Peasants Were Promised Land. Staking a Claim Can Be Deadly.," 27 Dec. 2019 My sister is a psychologist with a spotless record, a respected reputation and a thriving practice. Terence Loose, Orange County Register, "First Person: Brownies make magic between a son and his sick mother," 18 Dec. 2019 On the last day, Temsutula tweeted a photo—the ghat was spotless! Neha J Hiranandani, Quartz India, "Three female role models for young Indians: an educationist, a writer, and a cleanliness crusader," 16 Oct. 2019 Some restrooms are spotless — Seaport Village’s facilities are scrubbed every half hour — while others resemble prison cells, post-riot. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Gotta go: inside downtown San Diego’s public bathrooms," 6 Oct. 2019 Let a professional do the cleaning (twice) One of the hardest parts about hosting is getting the house spotless enough that Aunt Martha won’t find anything to criticize and your mom won’t give that sideways look to the dust on the mantel. Naomi Tomky, Fortune, "Upgrade Your Thanksgiving: Tips for Guests and Hosts," 23 Nov. 2019 Spain is home to millions of spotless starlings (Sturnus unicolor), and also hosts common starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) from Central and Northern Europe in the fall. Wired, "Starlings Fly in Flocks So Dense They Look Like Sculptures," 20 Nov. 2019 New England won 38-35 in Week 17 to finish the spotless regular season. San Diego Union-Tribune, "NFL At 100: AP Was There, Giants spoil Patriots’ perfection," 8 Oct. 2019 The workout room holds equipment and a pool table that would be passed over at any respectable garage sale, but the room is spotless. Catherine Blinder,, "Firehouse dinner: Cooking, camaraderie and a shared meal at Hartford’s West End Station," 17 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of spotless

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jan 2020

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“Spotless.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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How to pronounce spotless (audio)

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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