Definitions for sordidˈsɔr dɪd
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seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalid(adj)
"a seedy district"; "the seamy side of life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce; "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal"
unethical or dishonest
"dirty police officers"; "a sordid political campaign"
flyblown, squalid, sordid(adj)
foul and run-down and repulsive
"a flyblown bar on the edge of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid shantytowns"
meanly avaricious and mercenary
"sordid avarice"; "sordid material interests"
Dirty or squalid.
Origin: sordidus, from sordere.
filthy; foul; dirty
vile; base; gross; mean; as, vulgar, sordid mortals
meanly avaricious; covetous; niggardly
Origin: [L. sordidus, fr. sordere to be filthy or dirty; probably akin to E. swart: cf. F. sordide. See Swart, a.]
dorids, 'droids, droids
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