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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of removing dirt and disorder.

Usage examples (34)
  • Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
  • He gave his shoes a good cleaning
  • We’re cleaning the ship out, —cleaning the whole blessed ship out; and overboard you go!
  • He spent most of his term cleaning up after Allen and Gilmore, and did a pretty good job of it. for more
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