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clean-cut

adjective uk   us   /ˌkliːnˈkʌt/

clean-cut adjective (MAN)

approving A clean-cut man is tidy in appearance and behaves well: Julie's fiancé is a nice clean-cut young man.

clean-cut adjective (SHAPE)

straight and simple: I like the clean-cut shapes of classical architecture.
Translations of “clean-cut”
in Chinese (Traditional) 男子, 整潔規矩的, 整潔體面的…
in Russian опрятный, подтянутый…
in Turkish düzgün, muntazam, derli toplu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 男子, 整洁规矩的, 整洁体面的…
in Polish zadbany…
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