un·​cleaned | \ ˌən-ˈklēnd How to pronounce uncleaned (audio) \

Definition of uncleaned

: not cleaned an uncleaned room uncleaned water uncleaned fish

Examples of uncleaned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Human waste accumulated in two hundred thousand cesspools, many of which went uncleaned for years. The New Yorker, 28 Feb. 2022 For longer stays, that means rooms could go uncleaned for days at a time, resulting in reduced shifts for housekeeping employees. Justin Ray, Los Angeles Times, 19 Oct. 2021 Kids swiped janitors’ bleach bottles to scrub common bathrooms that went uncleaned. New York Times, 30 Sep. 2021 If the fawn is left alone for too long, its ears curl up, a sign of dehydration, and flies may cloud around its uncleaned body, drawing attention. New York Times, 20 July 2021 The audit reports that inspectors called out an uncleaned food preparation machine in four consecutive reviews over the course of two years. Bethany Rodgers, The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 June 2021 Because they're located near the floor and often out of sight, baseboards are a major dust collector and often go uncleaned. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 May 2021 Ramps are best used within a day or so of being harvested, but will keep uncleaned for a few days at room temperature on the counter, with their bulbs submerged in water like a bouquet of flowers. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 5 May 2021 If left uncleaned, a makeup sponge — like a Beautyblender — can get very gross, very quickly. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, 16 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of uncleaned

1721, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncleaned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncleaned. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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