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

Nearby words

  1. dirty trick,
  2. dirty tricks,
  3. dirty war,
  4. dirty word,
  5. dirty work,
  6. dis,
  7. dis aliter visum,
  8. dis pater,
  9. dis-,
  10. dis.

Origin of dirty-minded

First recorded in 1885–90

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Examples from the Web for dirty-minded

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

    A Writer's Inner Demons|Allen Barra|September 20, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • "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.