What is the opposite of cleanly?

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Adverb
Opposite of in a clean way
Adverb
Opposite of without difficulty
Adverb
Opposite of in a manner free of stain or blemish
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for free from dirt, marks, or stains
“He stood back for a moment to gasp at his dirty car before proceeding to wash it.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for hygienic or sanitary
“Do not handle the food if your hands are unhygienic.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for free from pollutants or impurities
“He dreaded having to return to the city with its polluted air.”
Adverb
(of sheet material e.g. paper) Opposite of adverb for in an unmarked condition
“The sheet of paper was blotchy with ink stains.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for free from guilt
“Steven was found guilty despite his constant protestations of innocence.”
Adverb
(of a person) Opposite of adverb for free from the consumption of drugs or alcohol
“They tried to make Amanda go to rehab, but she refused and is still addicted.”
Adverb
(of an action) Opposite of adverb for performed well and with precision
“The amateur chef would completely massacre the piece of salmon with his sloppy knife strokes.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for simple, well-defined, and pleasing in shape
“The structure's design exudes a breath of complexity, using intricate lines and elaborate forms.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for that does not damage the environment
“We must encourage the continued reduction of the use of ecologically unfriendly energy for the benefit of future generations.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for complete and thorough
“It was only a partial victory for the party who had managed to secure several seats on the council.”
Adverb
(somewhat uncommon) Opposite of adverb for having no exceptions or restrictions
“He puts on a front, but his happiness is most certainly questionable.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for lacking in contents; empty
“I want a full plate of food right now because I am starving!”
Adverb
(of sound or color) Opposite of adverb for free from anything that dulls or dims
“Though his technique was superb, his guitar tone was distorted.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for being clear enough to read
“Jim's handwriting was illegible and difficult to read.”
Adjective
Opposite of uncontaminated, undirtied, pure, clean, immaculate
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