Definition of Clean-living

1. Adjective. Morally pure. "Led a clean life"

Exact synonyms: Clean
Similar to: Moral
Derivative terms: Cleanness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clean-living

clays
claystone
claystones
claytonia
claytonias
claytronic
claytronics
clayware
claywares
cleading
cleadings
clean-cut
clean-handed
clean-limbed
clean-living (current term)
clean-shaven
clean-timbered
clean-up
clean and jerk
clean as a hound's tooth
clean as a whistle
clean bill of health
clean bomb
clean bowl
clean bowled
clean bowling
clean bowls
clean coal
clean code

Literary usage of Clean-living

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1. Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania: A History, 1623-1923 by Frank Marshall Eastman (1922)
"... which his clean living and care have almost wholly preserved, he is well the equal in strength of mind and body of many twenty years or more his junior. ..."

2. The American Boy and the Social Evil: From a Physician's Standpoint by Robert Newton Willson (1905)
"... II CLEAN LIVING: A PROBLEM OF SCHOOL AND COLLEGE DAYS * I CONGRATULATE those of you, today, who are just entering this old University! ..."

3. The Social Emergency: Studies in Sex Hygiene and Morals by William Trufant Foster (1914)
"The best plan is to place before boys a standard of virile manhood, and then to show how such a standard may be met by clean living. ..."

4. Bulletin by School of Mines and Metallurgy, University of Missouri (1914)
"And there is only one way to get this heraldry and that is through fair play and clean living. Unfair tactics are being denounced. Those who break training ..."

5. Two Colored Women with the American Expeditionary Forces by Addie W. Hunton, Kathryn Magnolia Johnson (1920)
"Also talks on patriotism, thrift, clean-living, etc., were given by one of our secretaries to all outgoing troops, and each night notice of the activities ..."

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