Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informal Perfectly clean: squeaky-clean hair.
  • adj. Informal Free from moral fault or taint; untarnished and virtuous: "Despite its squeaky-clean image, [the agency] suffered waste and inefficiency” ( William D. Marbach).

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of squeaky clean.

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Examples

  • Even when it is by proven liar Landis against squeaky-clean Armstrong.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Floyd Landis: An American Hero

  • “To have these characters who are squeaky-clean facing this very real thing is exciting.”

    This week's cover: 'The Office' wedding exclusive! | EW.com

  • The humans have cars too, but they're much less squeaky-clean.

    intertribal: who's a sexy chick? (damn, gurl!)

  • Huntsman's smart, witty and squeaky-clean, and with his impeccable bi-partisan credentials, diplomatic and foreign policy expertise, and moderate positions he just may be the prom queen voters want to send up against President Obama next November.

    Andy Ostroy: How Jon Huntsman Jr. Could Be the GOP Nominee

  • It showed the squeaky-clean Harry Potter in new light, and the experience was a positive one for Radcliffe.

    Who will they be in life after 'Harry Potter'?

  • It was a desire to restore a lost purity, and eHarmony offers nothing less than squeaky-clean, old-fashioned romance to counteract the promiscuous cynicism and cynical promiscuity of dating in an increasingly disconnected age.

    Claire Gordon: A Digital Valentine

  • "The biggest surprise for a lot of people is driving out of squeaky-clean Singapore and across the causeway into Jahore Bahru," a town at the base of the Malay Peninsula, John said.

    High-Payoff Careers

  • Getty Images Jamie Dimon J.P. Morgan's $154 million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission stemming from allegedly misleading investors in collateralized debt obligations underscores how even the most squeaky-clean Wall Street banks succumbed to industry pressure to juice earnings through questionable practices.

    Dimon's 'Pregnant' Problem

  • But even my 87-year-old grandfather with a Star magazine penchant realizes that Britney — 29, divorcee, rehab-tress and mother of two — is no longer Disney's trillion-dollar creation of a meticulous squeaky-clean, "virginal" pop princess with superhero abs and the most desirable pop star BF in the universe.

    Alex Catarinella: The Return of Our Perfectly Imperfect Pop Star

  • Violinist Mark O'Connor exhibited his squeaky-clean technique on a movement from "All Rise" and "Blood on the Fields" that repeatedly echoed Ray Nance's violin episodes in Ellington's "Black, Brown, and Beige."

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