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down-and-dirty

[doun-uh n-dur-tee] /ˈdaʊn ənˈdɜr ti/
adjective, Informal.
1.
unscrupulous; nasty:
a down-and-dirty election campaign.
2.
earthy; funky.
Origin of down-and-dirty
1985-1990
First recorded in 1985-90
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