Definition of squeaky clean in English:

squeaky clean


  • 1Completely clean.

    ‘squeaky clean babies’
    • ‘You've got plenty of time, and besides, your house is squeaky-clean already.’
    • ‘I was in Paris recently, and it's clear that French women believe their natural shine comes from having squeaky-clean, healthy skin.’
    • ‘Lusaka can take a leaf from smaller cities such as Windhoek whose authorities maintain spotlessly squeaky-clean streets.’
    • ‘Alkaline is the cleaning agent in most shampoos that can dry out hair if you wash often, but it's also what gives your hair that squeaky-clean feeling.’
    • ‘‘Americans love that squeaky-clean feeling, but our bodies and faces can't handle it,’ she says.’
    washed, scrubbed, cleansed, cleaned, polished
    virtuous, good, upright, upstanding
    innocent, guiltless, blameless, clear, in the clear, not to blame, guilt-free, crime-free, above suspicion, unimpeachable, irreproachable
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    1. 1.1 Beyond reproach; without vice.
      ‘politicians who are less than squeaky clean’
      • ‘Spielberg reproduces Abagnale's suspiciously squeaky-clean account that seems filtered of potential legal liability content.’
      • ‘She was seen by most people as the squeakiest and cleanest of squeaky-clean pop stars.’
      • ‘His squeaky-clean morals even reach the money-hungry shareholders of his uncle's media conglomerate.’
      • ‘His photographs sing at you from the wall with squeaky-clean, glossy brilliance and his models are a class above even the best Blue Peter efforts.’
      • ‘Add this to reports of £8000 bar bills in Germany and suddenly the squeaky-clean image ain't looking so clean.’
      flawless, faultless, unblemished, spotless, stainless, untarnished, perfect, exemplary, ideal, model
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