Definitions for Dirty
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Dirty.
dirty, soiled, uncleanadjective
soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
"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"
(of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency
"dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"
dirty, filthy, lousyadjective
"a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor"
spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
"the air near the foundry was always dirty"; "a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout"
contaminated with infecting organisms
"dirty wounds"; "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
dirty, dingy, muddied, muddyadjective
(of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
"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"
dirty, foul, marked-upadjective
(of a manuscript) defaced with changes
"foul (or dirty) copy"
obtained illegally or by improper means
"dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"
expressing or revealing hostility or dislike
cheating(a), dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlikeadjective
violating accepted standards or rules
"a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
unethical or dishonest
"dirty police officers"; "a sordid political campaign"
"there's dirty weather in the offing"
dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemireverb
make soiled, filthy, or dirty
"don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
To make (something) dirty.
To stain or tarnish (somebody) with dishonor.
To debase by distorting the real nature of (something).
To become soiled.
In a dirty manner.
Unclean; covered with or containing unpleasant substances such as dirt or grime.
Despite a walk in the rain, my shoes weren't too dirty.
That makes one unclean; corrupting, infecting.
Don't put that in your mouth, dear, it's dirty.
Morally unclean; obscene or indecent, especially sexually.
At the reception, Uncle Nick got drunk and told dirty jokes to the bridesmaids.
Dishonourable; violating accepted standards or rules.
He might have scored, but it was a dirty trick that won him the penalty.
Corrupt, illegal, or improper.
I won't accept your dirty money!
Out of tune.
You need to tune that guitar, the g string sounds dirty.
Of color, discolored by impurities.
The old flag was a dirty white.
Containing data which need to be written back to a larger memory.
Occasionally it reads the sector into a dirty buffer, which means it needs to sync the dirty buffer first.
Carrying illegal drugs among one's possessions or inside of one's bloodstream.
None of y'all get into my car if you're dirty.
Used as an intensifier, especially in conjunction with "great".
He lives in a dirty great mansion.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from dirt.
Thy Dol and Helen of thy noble thoughts
Is in base durance, and contagious prison,
Haul’d thither by mechanic, dirty hands. William Shakespeare, Hen. IV.
Pound an almond, and the clear white colour will be altered into a dirty one, and the sweet taste into an oily one. John Locke.
Such employments are the diseases of labour, and the rust of time, which it contracts not by lying still, but by dirty employment. Jeremy Taylor, Holy Living.
Marriages would be made up upon more natural motives than meer dirty interests, and increase of riches without measure or end. William Temple, Miscellanies.
They come at length to grow sots and epicures, mean in their discourses, and dirty in their practices. Robert South, Serm.
Etymology: from the noun.
The Lords Strutts lived generously, and never used to dirty their fingers with pen, ink, and counters. John Arbuthnot, Hist. Bull.
Dirt is an unclean matter, especially when in contact with a person's clothes, skin, or possessions. In such cases, they are said to become dirty.
Dirty generally refers to something that is unclean, impure, or contaminated with dirt, grime, or other pollutants. It can refer to physical objects, surfaces, or environments that are stained, soiled, or not hygienic. Additionally, it can be used metaphorically to describe actions, behavior, or language that is morally wrong, unethical, or inappropriate. The term "dirty" can vary in context and be subjective depending on cultural norms, personal preferences, or situational circumstances.
defiled with dirt; foul; nasty; filthy; not clean or pure; serving to defile; as, dirty hands; dirty water; a dirty white
sullied; clouded; -- applied to color
sordid; base; groveling; as, a dirty fellow
sleety; gusty; stormy; as, dirty weather
to foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands
to tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; -- said of reputation, character, etc
Dirty is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth. It was released on July 21, 1992, through record label DGC.
a word used in Savannah when calling your homeboy. "What's up dirty?"
a blunt rolled with cocaine or crushed up prescription pills and weed.
Song lyrics by dirty -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by dirty on the Lyrics.com website.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Dirty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3958
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Dirty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1799
Rank popularity for the word 'Dirty' in Adjectives Frequency: #478
The numerical value of Dirty in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Dirty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
The Red Hen Restaurant should focus more on cleaning The Red Hen Restaurant filthy canopies, doors and windows( badly needs a paint job) rather than refusing to serve a fine person like Sarah Huckabee Sanders. I always had a rule, if a restaurant is dirty on the outside, it is dirty on the inside !
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
There are no dirty words, only dirty minds.
Principal Any attempt to cheat, especially with my wife, who is a dirty, dirty, tramp, and I am just gonna snap.
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- vuil, vaalAfrikaans
- قذر, وسخArabic
- нечестен, циничен, изцапан, неприличен, мръсенBulgarian
- embrutar, brutCatalan, Valencian
- špinavě, špinavý, sprostýCzech
- grumset, beskidt, urenDanish
- verdreckt, schmutzig, verdrecken, dreckig, vulgär, obszön, beschmutzenGerman
- βρώμικος, βρωμερός, βρωμιά, ακάθαρτος, ακαθαρσία, λερωμένοςGreek
- ensuciar, enturbiar, descolorido, sucio, turbio, obscenamente, guarro, verde, manchar, degradar, ensuciarseSpanish
- rivosti, likainen, rumasti, tuhma, törkyinen, liata, tahrata, säädytön, rivo, ruma, likaisesti, hävytön, epäreilusti, törkeä, epäpuhdas, tuhmasti, ryvettää, halpamainen, ryvettyäFinnish
- cochon, sale, salir, se salir, salement, salissant, avilirFrench
- gruzich, smoarchWestern Frisian
- gáirsiúil, salachIrish
- cacaScottish Gaelic
- מלוכלך, הכתים, לכלך, מלכלךHebrew
- गंदा, मैलाHindi
- koszos, piszkos, mocskosHungarian
- lurido, sporco, lercio, sudicio, insudiciare, lordare, sporca, sudicia, sporcare, sporcarsiItalian
- лас, батпақты, кірKazakh
- កខ្វក់, ក្រខ្វក់Khmer
- 더러운, 더럽다Korean
- lewitî, pîs, qirêjî, پیس, rêvin, herrimîKurdish
- баткак, кирKyrgyz
- inquinō, sordidus, impuratusLatin
- nepadorus, nešvankus, purvinas, bjaurus, nešvarusLithuanian
- nosmērēt, nešķīsts, netīrs, neķītrsLatvian
- oneerlijk, smerig, vuil, grof, obsceen, schunnig, vulgair, vies, bevuilenDutch
- niłhin, chin bąąhNavajo, Navaho
- nieprzyzwoity, brudzący, świński, brudzić, sprośny, haniebny, brudnyPolish
- سخا, خيرنPashto, Pushto
- suja, sujo, sujarPortuguese
- murdar, murdări, spurcaRomanian
- грязный, пачкать, пятнать, пачкаться, испачканный, подло, сальный, загрязнять, запятнать, загрязняться, подлый, скабрёзныйRussian
- nečist, нечист, prljav, прљавSerbo-Croatian
- කිලිටිSinhala, Sinhalese
- umazan, umazati, umazati seSlovene
- oren, fläcka, smutsa ner, grumlig, snuskig, smutsig, smutsigt, ojuste, osnygg, ful, skitig, orättmätig, fult, osnyggt, orena, skita nerSwedish
- మురికి, మురికిగాTelugu
- касиф, лойолуд, чиркин, пурлойTajik
- madumi, marumiTagalog
- pis pis, pisletmek, müstehcen, lekelemek, kirli, pis, kirletmekTurkish
- گندا, گندہUrdu
- không, xấu xa, [[bất]] [[hợp pháp]], bẩn thỉu, dơ, bẩn, tục tĩu, xấu, bậy, trái luật, bậy bạVietnamese
- mannete, mannet, måssîte, måssî, anichter, manniWalloon
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