tending to have vulgar, obscene, or lewd thoughts, interpretations, etc.

Origin of dirty-minded

First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for dirty-minded

Contemporary Examples of dirty-minded

  • “I was a dirty-minded child with a religious streak,” he tells us early on.

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    A Writer's Inner Demons

    Allen Barra

    September 20, 2010

Historical Examples of dirty-minded

  • "Bindle, you're a dirty-minded beast," retorted Mrs. Bindle, snapping her jaws viciously.

    Adventures of Bindle

    Herbert George Jenkins

  • A man couldn't do a woman a good turn without the dirty-minded blackguards taking it for granted there was something between them.