English synonyms about - contact  

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

jump to corresponding sense entry

dirty

verb

1 dirty

Make soiled, filthy, or dirty.

synonyms: begrime, bemire, colly, grime, soil.

Roget 653: be unclean, become unclean etc. adj.; rot, putrefy, ferment, fester, rankle, reek; stink etc. 401; mold, ... show more

Dutch: Schotse herdershond, grond, bodem

adjective

1 dirty

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.
— Mining is a dirty job.
— Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves.

synonyms: soiled, unclean.

Roget 653: dirty, filthy, grimy; unclean, impure; soiled etc. v.; not to be handled with kid gloves; dusty, snuffy, smutty, sooty, ... show more

Roget 874: disgraced etc. v.; blown upon; shorn of its beams" [Milton], shorn of one's glory; overcome, downtrodden; loaded with shame etc. n.; in bad repute etc. ... show more

Dutch: besmeurd
Polish: brudny, zabrudzony

2 dirty

of behavior or especially language Characterized by obscenity or indecency.

Polish: brudny

3 dirty

Vile; despicable:
— A dirty (or lousy) trick.

synonyms: filthy, lousy.

4 dirty

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.

synonym: contaminating.

5 dirty

Contaminated with infecting organisms:
— Dirty wounds.

synonym: pestiferous.

6 dirty

of color Discolored by impurities; not bright and clear:
— Dirty.
— A dirty (or dingy) white.
— Dirty-green walls.
— Dirty-blonde hair.

synonyms: dingy, muddied, muddy.

Roget 422: dim, dull, lackluster, dingy, darkish, shorn of its beams, dark 421.    faint, shadowed forth; glassy; cloudy; misty etc. ... show more

Roget 426: opaque, impervious to light; adiaphanous; dim etc. 422; turbid, thick, muddy, opacous, obfuscated, fuliginous, cloud, hazy, ... show more

Roget 426a: turbid, thick, muddy, obfuscated, fuliginous, hazy, misty, foggy, vaporous, nubiferous; cloudy (cloud) 353.    ... show more

7 dirty

of a manuscript Defaced with changes:
— Foul (or dirty) copy.

synonyms: foul, marked-up.

Roget 940: dishonest, dishonorable; unconscientious, unscrupulous; fraudulent etc. 545; knavish; disgraceful etc. (disreputable) 974; wicked etc. ... show more

8 dirty

Obtained illegally or by improper means:
— Dirty money.

synonym: ill-gotten.

9 dirty

Expressing or revealing hostility or dislike.

10 dirty

Violating accepted standards or rules:
— A dirty fighter.

synonyms: cheating, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike.

11 dirty

Unethical or dishonest:
— Dirty police officers.

synonyms: shoddy, sordid.

12 dirty

Unpleasantly stormy.


Moby thesaurus: Fescennine, Rabelaisian, abject, abominable, abusive, angry, animal, aphrodisiomaniacal, arrant, atrocious, attaint, bad, barfy, base, base-minded, bawdy, bedaub, bedraggled, befoul, befouled ... show more.

Find more on dirty elsewhere: etymology - rhymes - Wikipedia.

debug info: 0.0789