What does DIRT mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soil, dirtnoun

    the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

  2. dirt, filth, grime, soil, stain, grease, grungenoun

    the state of being covered with unclean things

  3. crap, dirt, shit, shite, poop, turdnoun

    obscene terms for feces

  4. scandal, dirt, malicious gossipadjective

    disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people

  5. dirt, ungradedadjective

    (of roads) not leveled or drained; unsuitable for all year travel

Wiktionary

  1. dirtnoun

    soil or earth

    Etymology: From drit, probably from drit, from dritan, from dhreid-. Cognate with dritt, drit, drits, dreet, gedritan, ndyr.

  2. dirtnoun

    A stain or spot (on clothes etc); any foreign substance that worsens appearance

    Etymology: From drit, probably from drit, from dritan, from dhreid-. Cognate with dritt, drit, drits, dreet, gedritan, ndyr.

  3. dirtnoun

    Previously unknown negative facts (or invented "facts") about a person, gossip

    The reporter uncovered the dirt on the businessman by going undercover.

    Etymology: From drit, probably from drit, from dritan, from dhreid-. Cognate with dritt, drit, drits, dreet, gedritan, ndyr.

  4. dirtverb

    To make foul or filthy; soil; befoul; dirty

    Etymology: From drit, probably from drit, from dritan, from dhreid-. Cognate with dritt, drit, drits, dreet, gedritan, ndyr.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dirtnoun

    any foul of filthy substance, as excrement, mud, dust, etc.; whatever, adhering to anything, renders it foul or unclean; earth; as, a wagonload of dirt

    Etymology: [OE. drit; kin to Icel. drit excrement, drta to dung, OD. drijten to dung, AS. gedrtan.]

  2. Dirtnoun

    meanness; sordidness

    Etymology: [OE. drit; kin to Icel. drit excrement, drta to dung, OD. drijten to dung, AS. gedrtan.]

  3. Dirtnoun

    in placer mining, earth, gravel, etc., before washing

    Etymology: [OE. drit; kin to Icel. drit excrement, drta to dung, OD. drijten to dung, AS. gedrtan.]

  4. Dirtverb

    to make foul of filthy; to dirty

    Etymology: [OE. drit; kin to Icel. drit excrement, drta to dung, OD. drijten to dung, AS. gedrtan.]

Freebase

  1. DIRT

    DIRT were an anarcho-punk band from the UK. Initially formed in 1980, the band frequently played with fellow anarchists Crass, before releasing their first EP, Object, Refuse, Reject, Abuse on the Crass Records label. Their second release, Never Mind Dirt, Here's the Bollocks, also on the Crass label, was a live LP released in 1982. The band went into a brief hiatus after 1982 when they took to the road again and recorded the Just An Error album, after which they split in 1986. Gary and Deno reconvened the band yet again, in 1992, and began touring extensively which resulted in the Drunks in Rusty Transits album after which the band was dissolved. Singer Gxist later formed Stratford Mercenaries with Steve Ignorant of Crass. The original bass player, Vomit, went on to form Earth Culture, a neo-pagan band.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dirt

    dėrt, n. any filthy substance, such as dung, mud, &c.: loose earth.—v.t. to make dirty.—n. Dirt′-bed, a quarryman's term for several layers in the Purbeck group.—adj. Dirt′-cheap, cheap as dirt, very cheap.—n. Dirt′-eating, a practice of using some kinds of clay for food, as among the Ottomacs of South America: a morbid impulse to eat dirt, amongst negroes (Cachexia Africana) and pregnant women.—adv. Dirt′ily.—ns. Dirt′iness; Dirt′-pie, clay moulded by children's hands in the form of a pie.—adjs. Dirt′-rotten (Shak.), wholly decayed; Dirt′y, foul, filthy: unclean in thought or conversation: despicable: mean.—v.t. to soil with dirt: to sully:—pr.p. dirt′ying; pa.p. dirt′ied.—Eat dirt, submissively to acquiesce in a humiliation; Throw dirt at, to abuse scurrilously or slanderously. [M. E. drit—Scand., Ice. drit, excrement.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DIRT in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DIRT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of DIRT in a Sentence

  1. Chase Briscoe:

    Eldora Dirt Derby's super exciting for me to go back to Eldora Dirt Derby and try to win two in a row, nobody's ever done that.

  2. Hilary Roberts:

    The key objects in the photograph are Lee Miller’s boots on Hitler’s bath mat, which when she arrived was pristine white, and when she left was covered with dirt from Dachau.

  3. Timothy Ash:

    ( The) facts are that Trump in effect asks Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to dig dirt up on Biden, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy seemingly agreed, after everything Biden did for the reform story in Ukraine, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy stabs Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the back - along with the former U.S. ambassador, Angela Merkel, et al.

  4. Rudy Giuliani:

    When I ran, they were looking for dirt on me every day. That's what you do. Maybe you shouldn't. But you do it.

  5. Lieutenant Ken Nelson:

    We were surprised that they were able to get their sedan to where they'd driven, they were trying to take a shortcut to Palm Springs and got on a dirt road that eventually turned into a trail and then just ended.

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