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 Many of the facilities, the staff member said, were poorly ventilated and, despite the department’s public statements, some spaces remained uncleaned for days. Jan Ransom, New York Times, "‘A Storm Is Coming’: Fears of an Inmate Epidemic as the Virus Spreads in the Jails," 20 Mar. 2020 By the summer of 2019, the program was in rank disrepair — dirty dishes piled up, water pooled on the floor, toilets were left uncleaned. Paulina Villegas, New York Times, "He Was One of Mexico’s Deadliest Assassins. Then He Turned on His Cartel.," 14 Dec. 2019 According to studies, if the door is left uncleaned in a place like a public washroom, thousands of kinds of bacteria can emerge. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "New Coating Keeps ISS Toilet Door Almost-Bacteria Free," 19 Mar. 2019 The few remaining uncleaned windows now serve as an advertisement for the restoration of the others, which have been cleansed of grime and freed of strips of makeshift leading. Benjamin Ramm, New York Times, "A Controversial Restoration That Wipes Away the Past," 1 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of uncleaned

1721, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jun 2020

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“Uncleaned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncleaned. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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