as clean as a whistle

informal
1) completely honest or legal
2) extremely clean

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • clean as a whistle — If something is as clean as a whistle, it is extremely clean, spotless. It can also be used to mean completely , though this meaning is less common nowadays. If somebody is clean as a whistle, they are not involved in anything illegal …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • clean as a whistle —    If something is as clean as a whistle, it is extremely clean, spotless. It can also be used to mean completely , though this meaning is less common nowadays.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    Something as clean as a whistle is extremely… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • clean as a whistle — ► (as) clean as a whistle extremely clean or clear. Main Entry: ↑whistle …   English terms dictionary

  • Clean as a whistle —   If something is as clean as a whistle, it is extremely clean, spotless. It can also be used to mean completely , though this meaning is less common nowadays …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • clean as a whistle — adjective a) Very clean b) Completely innocent; beyond moral reproach …   Wiktionary

  • clean as a whistle — very clean, spotless; without blame, innocent of wrongdoing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clean as a whistle —  Absolutely clean …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • (as) clean as a whistle — extremely clean or clear. → whistle …   English new terms dictionary

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  • as clean as a whistle — without any dirt or marks, smooth and clean    The hen squeezed, and out popped an egg as clean as a whistle …   English idioms

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