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unclean

adjective

1 unclean

Soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime:
— Wore an unclean shirt.

synonyms: dirty, soiled.

Roget 653: dirty, filthy, grimy; unclean, impure; soiled etc. v.; not to be handled with kid gloves; dusty, snuffy, smutty, sooty, ... show more

Dutch: besmeurd
Polish: brudny, zabrudzony

2 unclean

Having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws:
— Unclean meat.
— And the swine...is unclean to you.

synonym: impure.

Roget 961: impure; unclean etc. (dirty) 653; not to be mentioned to ears polite; immodest, shameless; indecorous, indelicate, indecent; Fescennine; loose, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Adamic, Fescennine, Rabelaisian, abominable, arrant, atrocious, awful, backsliding, base, bawdy, beastly, beneath contempt, besmirched, black, blameworthy, blue, brutal, carnal, common, contaminated ... show more.

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