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 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 The carpet, protected by a plastic layering during the previous night’s debauchery, was spotless. Los Angeles Times, "Dodgers’ bullpen stumbles again in loss to Orioles," 11 Sep. 2019 My teams have been successful and my record, including my personnel file, has been spotless. Danielle Lerner, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville fires veteran men's tennis coach Rex Ecarma after independent investigation," 16 Aug. 2019 Women may be judged more harshly for having a less-than-spotless home, and women’s awareness of these expectations may motivate them to do more. The Conversation,, "Women judged more harshly than men for a messy house," 7 July 2019 Their partner, on the other hand, doesn't see the significance or urgency of doing the laundry when people in the household still have clean clothing, the trash is not entirely full, having the house spotless when guests arrive, etc. NBC News, "The chore war: How to stop fighting about housework — and get the cleaning done," 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of spotless

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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30 Nov 2019

Cite this Entry

“Spotless.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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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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