What does spring-clean mean?

Definitions for spring-clean

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word spring-clean.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spring-cleanverb

    thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year

    "she started spring-cleaning on April 1"


  1. spring-cleanverb

    To carry out spring-cleaning on (a room, a house, etc).

  2. spring-cleanverb

    To engage in spring-cleaning.

  3. Etymology: Back-formation from spring-cleaning.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce spring-clean?

How to say spring-clean in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spring-clean in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spring-clean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Translations for spring-clean

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • nettoyage de printempsFrench
  • генеральная уборкаRussian

Get even more translations for spring-clean »


Find a translation for the spring-clean definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"spring-clean." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 1 Jun 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/spring-clean>.

Discuss these spring-clean definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for spring-clean? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    • A. anil
    • B. scholastic
    • C. sheath
    • D. ditch

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for spring-clean: