1. [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"

2. [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"

3. [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 dir

4. violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"

5. obtained illegally or by improper means; "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"

6. vile; despicable; "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor"

7. contaminated with infecting organisms; "dirty wounds"; "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen

8. unpleasantly stormy; "there''s dirty weather in the offing"

9. unethical or dishonest; "dirty police officers"; "a sordid political campaign"

10. expressing or revealing hostility or dislike; "dirty looks"

11. (of a manuscript) defaced with changes; "foul (or dirty) copy"

12. (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"

13. [Verb]: make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don''t soil your clothes when you play outside!"

Similar words to 'dirty'

1. stormy

2. bedraggled

3. draggled

4. befouled

5. fouled

6. begrimed

7. dingy

8. grimy

9. grubby

10. grungy

11. raunchy

12. bespattered

13. spattered

14. besplashed

15. splashed

16. black

17. buggy

18. dirty-faced

19. dusty

20. dust-covered

21. fecal

22. faecal

23. feculent

24. filthy

25. foul

26. nasty

27. flyblown

28. squalid

29. sordid

30. greasy

31. oily

32. lousy

33. maculate

34. mucky

35. muddy

36. scummy

37. smeared

38. smirched

39. smudged

40. smudgy

41. snotty

42. snot-nosed

43. travel-soiled

44. travel-stained

45. unswept

46. unwashed

47. bawdy

48. off-color

49. ribald

50. blasphemous

51. blue

52. profane

53. dirty-minded

54. filthy

55. foul

56. nasty

57. smutty

58. foul-mouthed

59. foul-spoken

60. lewd

61. obscene

62. raunchy

63. salacious

64. scabrous

65. scatological

66. corrupt

67. unfair

68. unjust

69. hostile

70. illegal

71. illegible

72. nasty

73. awful

74. impure

75. septic

Opposite words to 'dirty'

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