Antonyms of adj clean-handed

1 sense of clean-handed

Sense 1
innocent (vs. guilty), guiltless, clean-handed -- (free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty")


Similarity of adj clean-handed

1 sense of clean-handed

Sense 1
innocent (vs. guilty), guiltless, clean-handed -- (free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty")
       => absolved, clear, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated -- (freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated")
       => acquitted, not guilty -- (declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless; "he stands acquitted on all charges"; "the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity")
       => blameless, inculpable, irreproachable, unimpeachable -- (free of guilt; not subject to blame; "has lived a blameless life"; "of irreproachable character"; "an unimpeachable reputation")
          Also See-> exculpatory#1; righteous#1

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