adjective, clean·li·er, clean·li·est.
Origin of cleanly
OTHER WORDS FROM cleanlyclean·li·ness [klen-lee-nis] /ˈklɛn li nɪs/, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cleanlycleanliness cleanness
Words nearby cleanly
Example sentences from the Web for cleanliness
As long as you exercise basic sanitation and cleanliness sort of protocols … I think the risk is relatively low.U.S. Soldiers Get Just Four Hours of Ebola Training |Tim Mak |October 17, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Here, he seasons salmon like a pro and dishes out lessons about the importance of cleanliness and seasoning.2 Chainz, Snoop Lion, and More Rappers in the Kitchen |Filipa Ioannou |August 12, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
If you want to suss out the cleanliness and hygiene level of any hotel, take a quick look behind furniture and drapes.Gordon Ramsay: 7 Hotel Horrors! |Gordon Ramsay |August 9, 2012 |DAILY BEAST
If a guard dog licks one of your dinner plates, for example, serious scrubbing is involved to restore its cleanliness.The Lighter Side of Islam |Neil MacFarquhar |May 6, 2009 |DAILY BEAST
Especial attention should be paid to cleanliness during this period.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4) |W. Grant Hague
He will be responsible for the cleanliness of his lines and will frequently visit the latrines.Military Instructors Manual |James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
Would not a strong government have begun by stifling the scandal, from motives of patriotism, a mere sense of cleanliness even?The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete |Emile Zola
In all cases the number of the parasites were greater in proportion to the neglect of cleanliness.
The duties of cleanliness and temperance fall under the same head as the above.The Moral Instruction of Children |Felix Adler