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clean-limbed

clean-limbed
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kleen limd]
    • /klin lɪmd/
    • /kliːn lɪmd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kleen limd]
    • /klin lɪmd/

Definitions of clean-limbed word

  • adjective clean-limbed having well-proportioned limbs 3
  • adjective clean-limbed having slender, well-proportioned arms and legs: a clean-limbed athlete. 1
  • adjective clean-limbed (dated) Having a slender, athletic physical frame. 0

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Origin of clean-limbed

First appearance:

before 1425
One of the 25% oldest English words
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75

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Parts of speech for Clean-limbed

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

clean-limbed popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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