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clean

adjective; other word formation type metonymy
Refers to something new, nice and very stylish
 
“Man did you see that Mercedes that just rolled by, that thing was clean!!
Etymology : The formation of this word in slang use is best described as metonymy, as all things that that are brand new are usually clean when first attained. The word clean comes from O.E. “clean, pure”.
Source : James Roger 2009
Last modified: 8 December 2010


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