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dirty

dirt·y

dirty

 
 
pronunciation:
duhr ti
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: dirtier, dirtiest
definition 1: not clean; soiled.
The windows were so dirty you could hardly see out of them.
 
synonyms:
dingy, soiled
antonyms:
clean, immaculate
similar words:
bedraggled, filthy, foul, grubby, messy, muddy, nasty, stained
definition 2: not honest; unfair.
We stopped playing cards with him because he was a dirty player.
synonyms:
corrupt
antonyms:
clean, honest
similar words:
crooked, dishonest, foul, unfair
definition 3: not pleasant to do.
Give someone else the dirty work.
synonyms:
disagreeable, distasteful, unpleasant
antonyms:
pleasant
similar words:
nasty
definition 4: nasty; mean.
She gave me a dirty look.
similar words:
evil, mean, nasty
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: dirtied, dirties, dirtying
definition 1: to make dirty; soil.
Put an apron on so you don't dirty your shirt.
synonyms:
soil
antonyms:
clean
similar words:
foul, mess, muddy, stain
definition 2: to become dirty or stained.
White clothes dirty easily.
synonyms:
soil
similar words:
smudge, stain
derivations: dirtily (adv.), dirtiness (n.)
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