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uncleanly Syllabification: un·clean·ly
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈklenlē/

Definition of uncleanly in English:


Archaic term for unclean.
Example sentences
  • Repton substituted ornamental gardens for ‘the uncleanly, pathless grass of a forest, filled with troublesome animals of every kind, and some occasionally dangerous.’
  • Looking up and down the short hallway, Virginia saw the sight of the large, uncleanly crewmen celebrating an unknown occasion with large mugs of ale.
  • It is, in fact, a point of honour with young Heathcliff to be uncleanly.
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