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Definitions of dirty

  1. To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; - said of reputation, character, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To soil; sully; tarnish. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To soil with dirt: to sully:-pr.p. dirtying; pa.p. dirtied. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To soil; defile. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To soil; to tarnish; to scandalize. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To make foul or filthy; to soil. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Defiled with dirt; foul; nasty; filthy; not clean or pure; serving to defile; as, dirty hands; dirty water; a dirty white. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Sordid; base; groveling; as, a dirty fellow. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Sleety; gusty; stormy; as, dirty weather. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Sullied; clouded; - applied to color. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Dirtying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. DIRTINESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. contaminated with infecting organisms; "dirty wounds"; "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "the air near the foundry was always dirty"; "the air near the foundry was always dirty"; "a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. (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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. unethical or dishonest; "dirty police officers"; "a sordid political campaign" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. expressing or revealing hostility or dislike; "dirty looks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. obtained illegally or by improper means; "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. Unclean; impure; soiled; disgusting; muddy; sleety; rainy; despicable; contemptible. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Defiled with dirt: foul: filthy: mean. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Soiled; unclean; indecent; mean. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  25. Unclean; foul; filthy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. Soiled with dirt; foul; filthy; soiled, or as if so; mean. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. Foul; nasty; not clean; base; mean. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  28. Dirtied. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for dirty

  1. The men must have such dirty hands!" – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. There's your dirty money. – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
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