Dirty Definition

dûrtē
dirtied, dirtier, dirties, dirtiest, dirtying
adjective
dirtier, dirtiest
Soiled or soiling with dirt; unclean.
Webster's New World
Spreading dirt; polluting.
The air near the foundry was always dirty.
American Heritage
Causing one to be soiled with dirt.
A dirty occupation.
Webster's New World
Contaminated with bacteria or other infectious microorganisms.
American Heritage
Squalid or filthy; run-down.
Dirty slums.
American Heritage
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verb
dirtied, dirties, dirtying
To make soiled.
American Heritage
To make or become dirty; soil; tarnish; stain.
Webster's New World
To become soiled.
American Heritage
To dirty is to cause something to become unclean or impure.
When you get mud on the floor, this is an example of a situation where you dirty the floor.
YourDictionary
adverb
In a dirty manner.
To play dirty.
Wiktionary
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idiom
a dirty shame
  • a very unfortunate circumstance
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Dirty

Adjective

Base Form:
dirty
Comparative:
dirtier
Superlative:
dirtiest

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Dirty

  • a dirty shame

Origin of Dirty

  • From dirt +‎ -y.

    From Wiktionary

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