adjective, dirt·i·er, dirt·i·est.
verb (used with or without object), dirt·ied, dirt·y·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dirtydirt·i·ly, adverbdirt·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for dirty
That could prevent dirty tricks or an “October surprise” and give watchdogs time to fact-check statements.Facebook’s Political Ad Ban Also Threatens Ability to Spread Accurate Information on How to Vote|by Jeremy B. Merrill for ProPublica|September 4, 2020|ProPublica
The airlines provide barf bags, but the dirty secret is that people often don’t use them.What I learned from 5 years of cleaning airplanes in the middle of the night|matthewheimer|August 30, 2020|Fortune
If you want to hurt him because you don’t like him and you want to exploit the connection because he has more cash than you, I guess you can do that, but it feels dirty.
Those that arrive damaged or dirty may never return to inventory.There’s one silver lining for fashion retailers in the pandemic|Marc Bain|August 13, 2020|Quartz
That plant is one of the dirtiest in Texas, both in terms of climate and air quality impacts, according to a Rice University study.
She is the author of Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime and Terrorism (Cambridge University Press).ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was so relieved, until I thought about my dirty pantyhose hanging on the shower at home.
If only Sulzberger had managed to keep a zipped upper lip while leaving the dirty work to anonymous underlings.
Not one Argentine Jesuit lost his life during the dirty war, and he managed to save dozens of people.
As Americans, we still have a right to air both our dirty laundry and our R-Rated films.
I'd have enjoyed punching his proud head, for all that; it was a dirty way to serve a man who had done his level best.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Shopkeepers not only occupied both sides of the crowded streets, but half their wares were exposed in and over the dirty gutters.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
And in the incredibly small and incredibly dirty fastness of the stationmaster, they indeed found a Bradshaw.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
What if his father insisted upon his going to London, and doing any other dirty work which these fellows chose to put upon him?
This water, although of a dirty and thick appearance, is said to possess the valuable quality of resisting putridity for years.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for dirty
adjective dirtier or dirtiest
- obscene; salaciousdirty books
- sexually clandestinea dirty weekend
- an obscene word
- something that is regarded with disapprovalfederalism is a dirty word
verb dirties, dirtying or dirtied
Derived forms of dirtydirtily, adverbdirtiness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with dirty
In addition to the idioms beginning with dirty
- dirty joke
- dirty look, give a
- dirty one's hands
- dirty tricks
- dirty work
- down and dirty
- wash one's dirty linen in public