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  1. [verb] make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
    Synonyms: soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire

  2. [adjective] 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"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
    Synonyms: soiled, unclean

  3. [adjective] (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"

  4. [adjective] vile; despicable; "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor"
    Synonyms: filthy, lousy

  5. [adjective] spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "the air near the foundry was always dirty"; "the air near the foundry was always dirty"; "a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout"
    Synonyms: contaminating

  6. [adjective] contaminated with infecting organisms; "dirty wounds"; "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
    Synonyms: contaminated, infected, pestiferous

  7. [adjective] (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear; "dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy) white"; "the muddied gray of the sea"; "muddy colors"; "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair"
    Synonyms: dingy, muddied, muddy

  8. [adjective] (of a manuscript) defaced with changes; "foul (or dirty) copy"
    Synonyms: foul, marked-up

  9. [adjective] obtained illegally or by improper means; "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"
    Synonyms: ill-gotten

  10. [adjective] expressing or revealing hostility or dislike; "dirty looks"

  11. [adjective] violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
    Synonyms: cheating, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike

  12. [adjective] unethical or dishonest; "dirty police officers"; "a sordid political campaign"
    Synonyms: sordid

  13. [adjective] unpleasantly stormy; "there's dirty weather in the offing"


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