1. In a clean manner; neatly.
He was very cleanly dressed. --Dickens.
2. Innocently; without stain.
3. Adroitly; dexterously.
Clean·ly a. [Compar. Cleanlier superl. Cleanliest.]
1. Habitually clean; pure; innocent. “Cleanly joys.”
Some plain but cleanly country maid. --Dryden.
Displays her cleanly platter on the board. --Goldsmith.
2. Cleansing; fitted to remove moisture; dirt, etc. [Obs.] “With cleanly powder dry their hair.”
3. Adroit; skillful; dexterous; artful. [Obs.]
Through his fine handling and his cleanly play. --Spenser.
adj : habitually clean; "cleanly in their persons and habitations"
adv 1: in an adroit manner; "he bounced it cleanly off the wall"
2: without distortion; "she played the piano accompaniment
[also: cleanliest, cleanlier]