squeaky-clean

adjective
\ ˈskwē-kē-ˈklēn How to pronounce squeaky-clean (audio) \

Definition of squeaky-clean

1 : completely clean squeaky-clean hair
2 : completely free from moral taint of any kind a squeaky-clean reputation

First Known Use of squeaky-clean

1968, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Squeaky-clean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squeaky-clean. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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