[ UK /ha‍ɪd‍ʒˈiːnɪk/ ]
  1. tending to promote or preserve health
    hygienic habits like using disposable tissues
    hygienic surroundings with plenty of fresh air
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How To Use hygienic In A Sentence

  • There are gaps between the new and the old tiles that will be difficult to clean and therefore unhygienic.
  • Second I struggle with the hanky debate this time of year too (boo ragweed), the hanky is great for small sniffles but for my shonze needs, hygienically I've got to use the disposable tissue. Boos and Yahoos
  • Gruesome and downright unhygienic as the use of such objects now seems, it may be surmised that in the twenty-first century it will be thought equally unpleasant that the best wigs and toupees of the 1960s were made of human hair.
  • And lastly, a tight foreskin is unhygienic and leads to the accumulation of a foul-smelling cheesy material (called smegma) underneath it. Rediff.com
  • It can, however, without prejudicing the objective, be restricted to those cases which constitute a danger to their acquaintances and so to patients with open tuberculosis in hygienically unfavourable conditions. Robert Koch - Nobel Lecture
  • Parts of the shop were very dirty, unhygienic, and an ideal breeding ground for bacteria.
  • Safe and hygienic food handling procedures and facets pertaining to personal hygiene were also discussed.
  • Age and hygienic necessities bind me to a somewhat anchoritic life in pure air, with abundant leisure to meditate upon the wisdom of Candide's sage aphorism, "Cultivons notre jardin" ” especially if the term garden may be taken broadly and applied to the stony and weed-grown ground within my skull, as well as to a few perches of more promising chalk down outside it. The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley
  • Anyone who lived in a factory would naturally be a bit pasty, and gloves are a sensible and hygienic precaution where food preparation is involved.
  • Several of these places were hygienically challenged, with mangy dogs scurrying about, leaking sewage pipes and nowhere to bathe.
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