hygienenoun [U]uk us /ˈhaɪ.dʒiːn/
- She is obsessed with personal hygiene and washes constantly.
- The dentist stressed the need for good oral hygiene.
- To prevent the spread of harmful bacteria, everyone should understand the basics of good food hygiene.
- When those boys go to camp, I hate to think what their standards of hygiene are like!
- The last two centuries have seen enormous improvements in health and hygiene generally.