HyperDic: unclean

English > 2 senses of the word unclean:
ADJECTIVEallunclean, dirty, soiledsoiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
allunclean, impurehaving a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
unclean > pronunciation
Soundsahnkliy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > unclean: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSoiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime.
Example "wore an unclean shirt"
Synonymsdirty, soiled
Attribute ofcleannessThe state of being clean
NarrowerAugeanExtremely filthy from long neglect
bedraggled, draggledLimp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
befouled, fouledmade dirty or foul
begrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchythickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
black, smuttySoiled with dirt or soot
buggyinfested with bugs
cobwebbyCovered with cobwebs
dirty-facedHaving a dirty face
feculentfoul with waste matter
filthy, foul, nastydisgustingly dirty
flyblown, squalid, sordidfoul and run-down and repulsive
greasy, oilysmeared or soiled with grease or oil
lousyinfested with lice
maculatespotted or blotched
mucky, muddydirty and messy
rattydirty and infested with rats
scummyCovered with scum
smudgysmeared with something that soils or stains
snotty, snot-noseddirty with nasal discharge
sootyCovered with or as if with soot
travel-soiled, travel-stainedSoiled from travel
uncleanlyHabitually unclean
unsweptnot having been swept / swept
unwashednot cleaned with or as if with soap and water
See alsountidynot neat and tidy
OppositecleanFree from dirt or impurities
Spanishinmundo, sucio
Catalanbrut, immund
Nounsuncleannessthe state of being unsanitary
English > unclean: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws.
Examples
  • "unclean meat"
  • "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
Synonymimpure
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Narrowernonkosher, tref, terefahnot conforming to dietary laws
untouchable(especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling
See alsoimpurecombined with extraneous elements
Oppositecleanritually clean or pure
Spanishimpuro, sucio
Catalanimpur
Nounsuncleannessthe state of being unsanitary

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