clean-cut Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"clean-cut" in British English

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clean-cutadjective

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 ​classicalarchitecture.
(Definition of clean-cut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clean-cut" in American English

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clean-cutadjective

 /ˈklinˈkʌt/
neat and ​attractive in ​appearance and ​style of ​clothing: Whitmore ​fits the ​profile of a ​conservative, clean-cut, ​competentguy.
(Definition of clean-cut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clean-cut”
in Chinese (Simplified) 男子, 整洁规矩的, 整洁体面的…
in Turkish düzgün, muntazam, derli toplu…
in Russian опрятный, подтянутый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 男子, 整潔規矩的, 整潔體面的…
in Polish zadbany…
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