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 The vehicle, which everyone who knew him said was typically spotless, was covered in dirt and mud. Keren Schiffman, ABC News, "What happened in Vegas? Woman alleges innocence in husband's death after 2 decades in prison," 20 Feb. 2021 Mom worked nights in a hospital as a nurse’s aide, then saw her four children off to school, slept for three or four hours and kept a spotless home. Mike Klingaman,, "Three things to know about Theresa Felder, Harford Community College’s first Black president," 24 Feb. 2021 The broom will leave your floors spotless and pick up items off carpet or rugs as well. Popular Science, "Check out these deals on household cleaning appliances," 21 Jan. 2021 Just as the ex-husband in a boomer movie will eat a Sloppy Joe in the spotless marble kitchen, messy reality will inevitably disrupt a rom-com heroine’s orderly existence. Rory Satran, WSJ, "When Did Custom Closets Become the Ultimate Status Symbol?," 3 Oct. 2020 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

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First Known Use of spotless

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Spotless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 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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