Origin of clean-cut
Examples from the Web for clean-cut
But there is a middle way from clean-cut hunkdom to looking like a militia leader who might boil a hitchhiker alive.Leo, the Beard Has to Go: When a Man’s Facial Hair Reaches Crisis Point|Tim Teeman|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a smattering of clean-cut sensation seekers and a few actual Hindus as well.
There were intermediates too—like at Stella McCartney, where a sweater dress stiffly jutted from a clean-cut ensemble.Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Marc Jacobs: Big Hips on the Runway|Misty White Sidell|March 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They also seem to take special pleasure in needling the clean-cut, well-starched Romney camp.
Constantino Diaz-Duran on how they emerged so clean-cut after two months underground.
His blue eyes sparkled and flashed, his clean-cut mobile features were an index to his slightest shades of feeling and expression.Adventure|Jack London
She saw the lean muscles tighten along his clean-cut cheek, saw the keen eyes grow wistful, then steady themselves for her answer.Athalie|Robert W. Chambers
Margery, with her clean-cut beauty, appealed to him in a very special sense.The Transgression of Andrew Vane|Guy Wetmore Carryl
Now, however, it is useless to wait longer for a "clear and clean-cut" situation.Lord Milner's Work in South Africa|W. Basil Worsfold
It was Loo Barebone, and the clean-cut, royal features seemed to wear a reflective smile.The Last Hope|Henry Seton Merriman