uncleanly

1
[ uhn-kleen-lee ]
/ ʌnˈklin li /

adverb

in an unclean manner.

Origin of uncleanly

1
before 950; Old English unclǣnlīce (not recorded in ME). See un-1, cleanly

Definition for uncleanly (2 of 2)

uncleanly

2
[ uhn-klen-lee ]
/ ʌnˈklɛn li /

adjective, un·clean·li·er, un·clean·li·est.

Origin of uncleanly

2
before 1000; Middle English onclenlich, Old English unclǣnlīc. See unclean, -ly
Related formsun·clean·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uncleanly (1 of 2)

uncleanly

1
/ (ʌnˈkliːnlɪ) /

adverb

in an unclean manner

British Dictionary definitions for uncleanly (2 of 2)

uncleanly

2
/ (ʌnˈklɛnlɪ) /

adjective

characterized by an absence of cleanliness; unclean
Derived Formsuncleanliness, noun
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