[ hous-kleen ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌklin /
verb (used with object)
to subject (a house, room, etc.) to housecleaning.
verb (used without object)
to engage in housecleaning.
Origin of houseclean
First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from housecleaning
Related formshouse·clean·er, noun
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