uncleanly

1
[uhn-kleen-lee]

adverb

in an unclean manner.

Origin of uncleanly

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

uncleanly

2
[uhn-klen-lee]

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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uncleanly

1

adverb

in an unclean manner

uncleanly

2

adjective

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