Definitions for uncleanʌnˈklin

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•cleanʌnˈklin(adj.)-er, -est.

  1. not clean; dirty.

  2. morally impure; vile.

  3. having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to Biblical laws.

    Category: Bible

Origin of unclean:

bef. 900


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dirty, soiled, unclean(adj)

    soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

    "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

  2. unclean, impure(adj)

    having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws

    "unclean meat"; "and the unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3


  1. unclean(Adjective)

    dirty, soiled or foul

  2. unclean(Adjective)

    not moral or chaste

  3. unclean(Adjective)

    ritually or ceremonially impure or unfit

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unclean(adj)

    not clean; foul; dirty; filthy

  2. Unclean(adj)

    ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing

  3. Unclean(adj)

    morally impure

Translations for unclean

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(eg of food) not pure

The Jews are not allowed to eat pork, as pigs are considered unclean.

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