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Definition of "hygienic" []

  • Of or relating to hygiene. (adjective)
  • Tending to promote or preserve health. (adjective)
  • Sanitary. (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 "hygienic" in a sentence
  • "Determined to change this, Wiley persuaded Congress in 1902 to fund what he called "hygienic table trials" of commercial food products."
  • "We would love to watch him butter the slices, apply the chutney (wondering if the chutney was made in hygienic conditions) and then he would skillfully slice the vegetables thin, holding it in hand."
  • "They consider that the hand dryer is a significant step forward in hygienic electrical hand dryer technology."