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  • adj.impure
  • adj.dirty

synonyms for uncleanly

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How to use uncleanly in a sentence

Blood poisoning which so often follows the careless poulticing, as well as the uncleanly opening of boils, can all be avoided.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
The women got tired of seeing him about, because of his uncleanly habits of spitting, and his tiresome stories.
OTHER MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADSHAMLIN GARLAND
Gradually I came to perceive that they were not as villainous-looking and uncleanly as at first sight I had imagined.
SIMON THE JESTERWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Very young men wear their hair unusually long, but this fad is uncleanly.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
Dried figs, for example, in pretty baskets are sometimes288 packed in uncleanly places.
FOODS AND HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENTHELEN KINNE
Most of the trade in jade and rubber was in their hands, and their houses were as uncleanly here as in other towns of Burma.
THE PACIFICATION OF BURMASIR CHARLES HAUKES TODD CROSTHWAITE
Night-caps are most unwholesome and uncleanly contrivances, and should be discarded altogether.
HOW TO BEHAVE: A POCKET MANUAL OF REPUBLICAN ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO CORRECT PERSONAL HABITSSAMUEL R WELLS
The latter is often the result of crowded, uncleanly, workingmen's lodgings, which drive their occupants to the saloon.
THE SOCIAL WORK OF THE SALVATION ARMYEDWIN GIFFORD LAMB
The pelican is a scrupulous old Dutchman, and the stork is an uncleanly old Hindu.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 27, MARCH 1893VARIOUS
This uncleanly form constituted a great feature of the Whig assemblies.
BEAUX AND BELLES OF ENGLANDMARY ROBINSON
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCLEANLY

  • begrimed
  • blackened
  • dingy
  • dirty
  • filthy
  • foul
  • grimy
  • grubby
  • impure
  • muddy
  • nasty
  • soiled
  • sooty
  • spotted
  • squalid
  • stained
  • unclean
  • uncleanly
  • black
  • filthy
  • foul
  • frowzy
  • grimy
  • grungy
  • impure
  • messy
  • mucky
  • nasty
  • scruffy
  • scuzzy
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • sloppy
  • slovenly
  • smutty
  • soiled
  • sordid
  • squalid
  • unclean
  • uncleanly
  • unkempt
  • untidy
  • unwashed
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