Synonyms and Antonyms Dictionary -Lesson 18: Clean (adjective)

clean adjective

Synonyms: clean, pure, spotless, hygienic
Antonym: dirty


clean: not dirty
Example: Wipe your glasses with a clean handkerchief.  Tell the waitress these cups
aren’t clean.
pure: not spoiled by being mixed with other things or substances of a lower quality
Example: a bottle of pure water a pure mountain stream

spotless: completely clean, with no dirty marks at all
Example: The tablecloths must be spotless.  a spotless white shirt

hygienic: clean and safe because all germs have been destroyed
Example: The food must be stored in hygienic conditions.  Some areas of the factory
didn’t look very hygienic.

not clean