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Definition of "clean-handed" [clean-handed]

  • Innocent; guiltless. (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-handed" in a sentence
  • "Beneath a photo of Ayatollah Khamenei, a message praised the president as a “pious man, brave, clean-handed, principled [and] extremely active,” whose “firm decisions serve people [and] highlight the aims of the Revolution.”"
  • "Ladies and Gentlemen, there is a grand cover-up in progress and the White House cannot afford to have any clean-handed Boy Scouts spill the beans"
  • ""She can't boast of being a clean-handed person and the right one to lead.""