From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life, Food, Cleaning
hygienichy‧gien‧ic /haɪˈdʒiːnɪk $ -ˈdʒe-, -ˈdʒiː-/ ●○○ adjective CLEANclean and likely to prevent bacteria, infections, or disease from spreading An inspector ensures that food is prepared in hygienic conditions.hygienically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
hygienicCleansall kills germs as well, leaving you kitchen clean and hygienic.According to a Lever Brothers spokesman, the humble bar is not as hygienic.It kills the germs as well, leaving the whole area clean and hygienic.Unsmiling, hygienic, and butch.Such goods do not need to be durable or aesthetic, so long as they are hygienic and functional.Rothenbuhler's experiments on the hygienic behaviour of bees provides a very clear example of the genetic control of behaviour.Hygienic conditions are poor at hospitals in the war zone.Meat products must always be kept in hygienic conditions.Rentokil Sanitact is dedicated to meeting ladies' hygiene needs by the hygienic disposal of used sanitary dressings.