Dirty - (superl.) Defiled with dirt; foul; nasty; filthy; not clean or pure; serving to defile; as, dirty hands; dirty water; a dirty white.
Dirty - (superl.) Sullied; clouded; -- applied to color.
Dirty - (superl.) Sordid; base; groveling; as, a dirty fellow.
Dirty - (superl.) Sleety; gusty; stormy; as, dirty weather.
Dirty - (v. t.) To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands.
Dirty - (v. t.) To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; -- said of reputation, character, etc.
Dirtying - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dirty
Dirty - —adj. (-ier, -iest) 1 soiled, unclean. 2 causing dirtiness (dirty job). 3 sordid, lewd, obscene. 4 unpleasant, dishonourable, unfair (dirty trick). 5 (of weather) rough, squally. 6 (of colour) muddied, dingy. —adv. Slang 1 very (a dirty great diamond). 2 in a dirty manner (talk dirty; act dirty) (esp. In senses 3 and 4 of adj.). —v. (-ies, -ied) make or become dirty. do the dirty on colloq. Play a mean trick on. dirtily adv. Dirtiness n.
Dirty look - n. Colloq. Look of disapproval or disgust.
Dirty old man - n. Colloq. Lecherous man.
Dirty weekend - n. Colloq. Weekend spent with a lover.
Dirty word - n. 1 offensive or indecent word. 2 word for something disapproved of (profit is a dirty word).
Dirty work - n. Dishonourable or illegal activity; unpleasant task.
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