EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLEANLY
He took pride in his dress and was as cleanly as an Englishman.
"Elves" they were called, and they were thought of as a cleanly and kindly race.
Don't stick anything in the nose; and nose picking is not cleanly.
They are docile, cleanly, quick-witted, and respectful to humbleness.
That convenient, cleanly cover-all, wot's called the Crinerline!
The people are kind and cleanly, and all the necessaries of life are abundant.
The bullet of Pierre had struck the barrel and knocked it cleanly from his hand.
They sat down on a bench hacked with initials and cleanly dirty with sand.
Everything was good, so cleanly served and served so quickly.
To pass out bravely and cleanly, with a smile and a jest—ah!
Old English clænlic "morally pure, innocent," from clæne (see clean (adj.)). Of persons, "habitually clean," from c.1500.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CLEANLY
- neat as a button
- neat as a pin
- spic and span