uncleanly

adverb
un·​clean·​ly | \ ˌən-ˈklēn-lē How to pronounce uncleanly (audio) \

Definition of uncleanly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: in an unclean manner

uncleanly

adjective
un·​clean·​ly | \ ˌən-ˈklen-lē How to pronounce uncleanly (audio) \

Definition of uncleanly (Entry 2 of 2)

: morally or physically unclean

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Adjective

uncleanliness noun

Examples of uncleanly in a Sentence

Adjective the uncleanly uniforms of the restaurant's staff

First Known Use of uncleanly

Adverb

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncleanly was before the 12th century

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“Uncleanly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncleanly. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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