clean-living

[ kleen-liv-ing ]
/ ˈklinˈlɪv ɪŋ /

adjective

conducting one's life so as to be beyond moral reproach.

Origin of clean-living

First recorded in 1915–20
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clean-living


adj.

1920, from clean (adv.) + live (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper