cleanly vs flawlessly what difference

what is difference between cleanly and flawlessly

English

Etymology 1

From Middle English clenly, clenliche, clanly, from Old English clǣnlīċ (cleanly, pure, excellent), equivalent to clean +‎ -ly.

Alternative forms

  • clenly (obsolete)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɛnli/

Adjective

cleanly (comparative cleanlier or more cleanly, superlative cleanliest or most cleanly)

  1. Being habitually clean, practising good hygiene.
  2. (obsolete) Cleansing; fitted to remove moisture; dirt, etc.
  3. (obsolete) Adroit; dexterous; artful.
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    • 1765, Oliver Goldsmith, The Traveller, or, A Prospect of Society
      While his lov’d partner boastful of her hoard,
      Displays the cleanly platter on the board;
Antonyms
  • uncleanly
  • dirty
Derived terms
  • cleanlily
  • cleanliness
  • uncleanly
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English clenly, clenli, clenliche, from Old English clǣnlīċe (cleanly), equivalent to clean +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈkliːnli/

Adverb

cleanly (comparative cleanlier or more cleanly, superlative cleanliest or most cleanly)

  1. In a clean way, neatly.
  2. Not causing a mess or unnecessary damage.
  3. Innocently; without stain.
  4. Adroitly; dexterously
    • c. 1616, Thomas Middleton, The Witch
      The boy will do well certain : give him grace To have a quick hand and convey things cleanly
Translations

Anagrams

  • lancely


English

Etymology

flawless +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈflɔː.ləs.li/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈflɑː.ləs.li/

Adverb

flawlessly (comparative more flawlessly, superlative most flawlessly)

  1. In a flawless manner.

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