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uncleanly1

[uhn-kleen-lee] /ʌnˈklin li/
adverb
1.
in an unclean manner.
Origin
950
before 950; Old English unclǣnlīce (not recorded in ME). See un-1, cleanly

uncleanly2

[uhn-klen-lee] /ʌnˈklɛn li/
adjective, uncleanlier, uncleanliest.
1.
Origin
before 1000; Middle English onclenlich, Old English unclǣnlīc. See unclean, -ly
Related forms
uncleanliness, noun
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Examples from the web for uncleanly
  • No uncleanly salves, liquids or clumsy bandages to bother with.
  • She spoke of tho filthy, uncleanly condition of the streets and alleys and how they should be remedied.
  • She says that would be uncleanly, and so of course, unhealthy.
  • uncleanly prisoners taken to the county jail are subjected to a thorough washing before being put in the cells.
British Dictionary definitions for uncleanly

uncleanly1

/ʌnˈkliːnlɪ/
adverb
1.
in an unclean manner

uncleanly2

/ʌnˈklɛnlɪ/
adjective
1.
characterized by an absence of cleanliness; unclean
Derived Forms
uncleanliness, noun
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