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Definition of "clean-limbed" [clean•-limbed]

  • Having well-formed limbs; well-proportioned. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clean-limbed" in a sentence
  • "Those were their cards and they had to play them, willy-nilly, hunchbacked or straight backed, crippled or clean-limbed, addle-pated or clear - headed."
  • "Besides, she was a clean-limbed, willowy creature, possessed of much grace which had not hitherto been realized."
  • "The chest was deep, it is true, cavernously deep; but there were no full-swelling muscles, no wide-spreading shoulders, no clean-limbed straightness, no generous symmetry of outline."