- free from wrongdoing; guiltless.
Origin of clean-handed
Related Words for clean-handedclean, clear, exemplary, faultless, good, guiltless, immaculate, impeccable, inculpable, innocent, irreproachable, perfect, pure, righteous, stainless, unblemished, unimpeachable, unsullied, untarnished, upright
Examples from the Web for clean-handed
Historical Examples of clean-handed
One like Samson is clean-handed in what it would be unutterably base for us to do.Judges and Ruth
Robert A. Watson
To shame him before the world, whose ancestors had been upright and clean-handed?Satan Sanderson
Hallie Erminie Rives
I want to learn that he is as clean-handed in this affair with the Sewells as he thinks himself.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.
Charles James Lever
So, clear speaking is needed: a fight that is not clean-handed will make victory more disgraceful than any defeat.Principles of Freedom
Terence J. MacSwiney
May it wave there so long as it covers just laws, honest officials, and clean-handed administrators—so long and no longer!The Great Boer War
Arthur Conan Doyle