Clean and Obscene


Clean adjective - Free from any trace of the coarse or indecent.
Usage example: only clean songs will be permitted for the performances on the last night of summer camp

Obscene is an antonym for clean.

Nearby Words: clear, cleaned, cleanup, clearing, cleanly


Obscene adjective - Depicting or referring to sexual matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society.
Usage example: obscene gestures are totally inappropriate in the workplace

Clean is an antonym for obscene in indecent topic.

Nearby Words: obscenity, obscenely

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Blazing Saddles Unreliable Narrator: "The town saloon was always lively/But never nasty or obscene/behind the bar stood Anal Johnson/He always kept things nice and clean".
  • Growing Pains will forever be known as a Troubled Production where its star Kirk Cameron demanded that the show be clean of everything even remotely obscene, including having series regular Julie McCollough fired for appearing in Playboy, due to being a born-again Christian.
  • Music / Goats Head Soup Yeah, I heard about your Polaroid's Now that's what I call obscene Your tricks with fruit was kind a cute I bet you keep your pussy clean Honey, I miss your two tone kisses Legs wrapped around me tight If I ever get back to New York, girl Gonna make you scream all night Yeah!
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