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houseclean

[ hous-kleen ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌklin /
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verb (used with object)

to subject (a house, room, etc.) to housecleaning.

verb (used without object)

to engage in housecleaning.

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Origin of houseclean

First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from housecleaning

OTHER WORDS FROM houseclean

housecleaner, noun
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