thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms; doctors in antiseptic green coats; the antiseptic effect of alcohol; it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities'
a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
clean and honest; antiseptic financial practices'
freeing from error or corruption; the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism'
devoid of objectionable language; lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School'