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    'licking clean'

    What does it mean:

    My house was licking clean

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    Re: 'licking clean'

    It's an informal way of saying that something is very clean

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    Re: 'licking clean'

    Quote Originally Posted by PINKGREAT View Post
    What does it mean:

    My house was licking clean
    I've never heard that idiom, though it seems reasonable enough that it could be used.

    be spotlessly clean / be spic and span


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    Re: 'licking clean'

    My house was finger-licking clean - as clean as it can be [just as your fingers are clean when you have licked off the butter or the honey or whatever was on them]

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