Definition of uncleanly in English:

uncleanly

adjective

  • archaic term for unclean
    • ‘Looking up and down the short hallway, Virginia saw the sight of the large, uncleanly crewmen celebrating an unknown occasion with large mugs of ale.’
    • ‘Repton substituted ornamental gardens for ‘the uncleanly, pathless grass of a forest, filled with troublesome animals of every kind, and some occasionally dangerous.’’
    • ‘It is, in fact, a point of honour with young Heathcliff to be uncleanly.’

Pronunciation

uncleanly

/ˌənˈklenlē/