- The definition of polluted is dirty or contaminated.
An example of polluted is a body of water with an oil spill.
polluted definition by Webster's New World
- Slang intoxicated; drunk
Variant of pollute
- to make unclean, impure, or corrupt; defile; dirty
- to contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
Origin: Middle English poluten ; from Classical Latin pollutus, past participle of polluere, to pollute ; from an unverified form por-, for per-, intensive plush -luere, to soil ; from Indo-European base an unverified form leu-, dirt from source Classical Greek lyma, dirt