Definition of unhygienic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌʌnhaɪˈdʒiːnɪk//
; NAmE usually NAmE//ˌʌnhaɪˈdʒenɪk//
, NAmE//ˌʌnhaɪˈdʒiːnɪk//
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not clean and therefore likely to cause disease or infection The animals were kept in cramped and unhygienic conditions. The kitchen looked unhygienic and unfit for preparing food. opposite hygienic
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unhygienic