- foul with, characterized by, or having the nature of filth; disgustingly or completely dirty.
- vile; vulgar; obscene: filthy language.
- contemptibly offensive, vile, or objectionable: to treat one's friends in a filthy manner.
- (of money) abundantly supplied (often followed by with): They're filthy with money.
- to make filthy; foul.
- filthy rich, outrageously wealthy; very rich.
Origin of filthy
1. See dirty.
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Examples from the Web for filthiest
Last year he said Jews are “the filthiest and greatest criminals who only appear to be human” and “have no right to exist.”Human Rights Watch Owes Israel an Apology
April 12, 2011
Perhaps--without care--the mouth is the filthiest cavity of the body.Boy Scouts Handbook
Boy Scouts of America
And he had to take a lot of the filthiest medicine I ever tasted.New Treasure Seekers
E. (Edith) Nesbit
Irregular in their course, they are the filthiest we had anywhere seen.
They pick out the filthiest things they can find, and ask us to kiss them.The Oxford Reformers
A very Christian King—he wallows in the filthiest of debauches!
- characterized by or full of filth; very dirty or obscene
- offensive or viciousthat was a filthy trick to play
- informal, mainly British extremely unpleasantfilthy weather
- extremely; disgustinglyfilthy rich
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Word Origin and History for filthiest
In early use often hardly more emphatic than the mod. dirty; it is now a violent expression of disgust, seldom employed in polite colloquial speech. [OED]
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