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 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 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, 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, 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, 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, 1 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of uncleaned

1721, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jun 2021

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“Uncleaned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncleaned. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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