spring-cleaned; spring-cleaning; spring-cleans
Definition of spring-clean
(Entry 1 of 2)
: to clean (a place) thoroughly in the spring It's time to spring-clean the house and air out the place.
Definition of spring-clean (Entry 2 of 2)
: a thorough cleaning done in the spring It's time to give the house a spring-clean.
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