squeaky-clean
adjective Date: 1968 1. completely clean <
squeaky-clean hair
>
2. completely free from moral taint of any kind <
a squeaky-clean reputation
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • squeaky clean — adjective INFORMAL 1. ) extremely clean 2. ) always behaving in a completely moral and honest way: He has lost his squeaky clean image …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • squeaky-clean — [skwē′kē klēn′] adj. Informal 1. very clean 2. having no faults or defects; wholesome, unsullied, irreproachable, etc.: Also squeaky clean …   English World dictionary

  • squeaky clean — adjective 1. Orig, of wet hair, so clean that it squeaks when pulled 2. Spotlessly clean 3. (of a person) impeccable, wholesome, virtuous, above criticism or reproach (often slightly derogatory) • • • Main Entry: ↑squeak …   Useful english dictionary

  • squeaky clean — ► ADJECTIVE informal 1) completely clean. 2) beyond reproach …   English terms dictionary

  • squeaky-clean — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : completely clean squeaky clean hair 2. : completely free from moral taint of any kind a squeaky clean reputation * * * adj 1 : completely clean The glass is squeaky clean …   Useful english dictionary

  • squeaky clean — also squeaky clean ADJ GRADED If you say that someone is squeaky clean, you mean that they live a very moral life and have never done anything wrong. [INFORMAL] Maybe this guy isn t so squeaky clean after all. ...his desire to foster a squeaky… …   English dictionary

  • squeaky clean — 1. someone who is squeaky clean is completely good and honest and never does anything bad. Journalists have been trying to discover whether the Senator really is as squeaky clean as he claims to be. 2. completely clean. I love the squeaky clean… …   New idioms dictionary

  • squeaky clean — mod. very clean. (Like a clean glass that squeaks when one rubs a finger on it.) □ I got this floor squeaky clean. Don’t spill anything on it. □ Somebody tracked mud on my squeaky clean floor! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • squeaky clean —    If something is squeaky clean, it is very clean indeed spotless. If a person is squeaky clean, they have no criminal record and are not suspected of illegal or immoral activities.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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