One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they were charged with carrying on a food business in unclean premises’
dirty, filthy, grubby, grimy, mucky, fouled, foul, impure, adulterated, tainted, tarnished, stained, soiled, begrimed, smeared, unwashed
dusty, sooty, muddy, scummy
polluted, contaminated, infected, insanitary, unhygienic, unhealthy, germ-ridden, germy, disease-ridden, septic
informal yucky, cruddy, icky
British informal manky, grotty, gungy
NZ Australian informal scungy
2‘sex was considered to be naughty or unclean’
sinful, immoral, bad, wicked, evil, corrupt, impure, sullied, unwholesome, sordid, disgusting, debased, degenerate, depraved, licentious, lewd, unchaste, lustful
3‘pork is an unclean meat for Muslims’
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