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dirk a dagger with a long straight blade. [2 definitions]
dirndl a full, gathered skirt, or a dress with such a skirt, usu. in bright colors.
dirt loose earth or soil. [5 definitions]
dirt bike a motorbike equipped to travel off paved roads.
dirt-cheap (informal) extremely inexpensive. [2 definitions]
dirt farmer (informal) a farmer who works his own land without hired help or tenants.
dirty unclean; soiled. [10 definitions]
dirty linen private matters that one would be embarrassed or ashamed to have made public.
dirty tricks (informal) unethical or illegal acts, esp. against a political opponent, designed to disrupt or undermine the opponent's activities, as during a campaign. [2 definitions]
dirty word a word considered obscene, rude, or offensive in a particular language, culture, or situation; obscenity.
dis (slang) to show disrespect for.
dis- not; lack of. [2 definitions]
disa a genus of tropical African orchids, or any plant in this genus.
disability the condition or state of incapacity, esp. as caused by an injury, congenital defect, illness, or the like. [3 definitions]
disable to cripple or incapacitate. [3 definitions]
disabled no longer operative; incapacitated. [2 definitions]
disabuse to free (a person) from misconception or deception; set straight.
disadvantage an unfavorable or inferior condition or circumstance. [3 definitions]
disadvantaged suffering from unfavorable or inferior conditions or circumstances, usu. of a material or social nature.
disadvantageous causing detriment; unfavorable.
disaffect to cause to lose affection for, loyalty to, or contentment in an idea, a person, or an organization such as a government; alienate.