Definition of clean out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

clean out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

clean somethingout

 
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to clean the inside of something thoroughly I need to clean the fish tank out.

clean somebody out

(informal)
 
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to use all of someone's money Paying for all those drinks has cleaned me out.

clean somebody/something out

(informal)
 
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to steal everything from a person or place The burglars totally cleaned her out.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: clean out