- in an unclean manner.
Origin of uncleanly1
Origin of uncleanly2
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Examples from the Web for uncleanly
And it was draggled, begrimed, uncleanly, as never were the doves of Aphrodite.The Tinted Venus
What I reprove you for, is the indecorous and uncleanly; and these, I trust, you will abolish.Imaginary Conversations and Poems
Walter Savage Landor
We remove mountains of dirt for uncleanly men, and how do they reward us?
And uncleanly he must be left, for it takes a deal to shame a stork.
The cat was uncleanly, and was speedily banished back into the kitchen.Jeremy
- in an unclean manner
- characterized by an absence of cleanliness; unclean
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