spring-cleaning

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spring-cleaning

[spring-klee-ning]
noun
1.
a complete cleaning of a place, as a home, done traditionally in the spring of the year.
2.
the activity of giving a place a complete cleaning: We've been involved in spring-cleaning and are exhausted.

Origin:
1855–60

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spring-clean

[spring-kleen]
verb (used with object)
to subject (a place) to a spring-cleaning.

Origin:
1890–95

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spring-clean
 
vb
1.  to clean (a house) thoroughly: traditionally at the end of the winter
 
n
2.  an instance of spring-cleaning
 
spring-'cleaning
 
n

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Example sentences
Offering easy drive-through disposal, the two events will provide residents an opportunity to get a jump on spring-cleaning.
They are going to hold a spring-cleaning party and paint the center.
Or you could have lost financial records in a flood, fire or even a spring-cleaning binge.
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