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squeaky-clean

[skwee-kee-kleen] /ˈskwi kiˈklin/
adjective, Informal.
1.
scrupulously clean.
2.
virtuous, wholesome, and above reproach:
a squeaky-clean reputation.
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British Dictionary definitions for squeaky clean

squeaky-clean

adjective
1.
(of hair) washed so clean that wet strands squeak when rubbed
2.
completely clean
3.
(informal, derogatory) (of a person) cultivating a virtuous and wholesome image
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Slang definitions & phrases for squeaky clean

squeaky-clean

adjective phrase

Perfectly clean; white, sanitary, and untarnished • Sometimes used ironically to emphasize conventionality and unimaginativeness: this English band, made up of six squeaky-clean men in their early twenties/ one of the most squeaky-clean and buttoned-down of US corporations

[1972+; fr the squeaky sound produced by rubbing a finger across chinaware free of grease or dirt]


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