Definitions for dirty

Definitions for (verb) dirty

Main entry: soil, grime, begrime, bemire, colly, dirty

Definition: make soiled, filthy, or dirty

Usage: don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

Definitions for (adj) dirty

Main entry: dirty

Definition: unpleasantly stormy

Usage: there's dirty weather in the offing

Main entry: soiled, dirty, unclean

Definition: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

Usage: dirty unswept sidewalks; a child in dirty overalls; dirty slums; piles of dirty dishes; put his dirty feet on the clean sheet; wore an unclean shirt; mining is a dirty job; Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

Main entry: dirty

Definition: (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency

Usage: dirty words; a dirty old man; dirty books and movies; boys telling dirty jokes; has a dirty mouth

Main entry: contaminating, dirty

Definition: spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination

Usage: the air near the foundry was always dirty; a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout

Main entry: dirty, sordid

Definition: unethical or dishonest

Usage: dirty police officers; a sordid political campaign

Main entry: unsporting, unsportsmanlike, dirty, foul, cheating

Definition: violating accepted standards or rules

Usage: a dirty fighter; used foul means to gain power; a nasty unsporting serve; fined for unsportsmanlike behavior

Main entry: dirty

Definition: expressing or revealing hostility or dislike

Usage: dirty looks

Main entry: dirty, ill-gotten

Definition: obtained illegally or by improper means

Usage: dirty money; ill-gotten gains

Main entry: dirty, foul, marked-up

Definition: (of a manuscript) defaced with changes

Usage: foul (or dirty) copy

Main entry: lousy, filthy, dirty

Definition: vile; despicable

Usage: a dirty (or lousy) trick; a filthy traitor

Main entry: muddied, muddy, dingy, dirty

Definition: (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear

Usage: dirty is often used in combination; a dirty (or dingy) white; the muddied grey of the sea; muddy colors; dirty-green walls; dirty-blonde hair

Main entry: pestiferous, dirty

Definition: contaminated with infecting organisms

Usage: dirty wounds; obliged to go into infected rooms- Jane Austen

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