a vulgar or taboo word; obscenity.
any word, name, or concept considered reprehensible or unmentionable; anathema: “Lose” is a dirty word to this team.
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- dirty realism,
- dirty rice,
- dirty trick,
- dirty tricks,
- dirty war,
- dirty work,
- dis aliter visum,
- dis pater
Origin of dirty word
First recorded in 1835–45
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