adjective, dirt·i·er, dirt·i·est.
verb (used with or without object), dirt·ied, dirt·y·ing.
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Idioms for dirty
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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
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.
You must remember, Sir Thomas, that I am only a dirty little servant.The City in the Clouds|C. Ranger Gull
She doesn't know my Fauchery: a dirty gent he is, too, palling up with women like that so as to get on in the world.
I fear it will be long ere you see your good gold in the stead of your dirty paper, even though I gave you an order on the tolls.The Caged Lion|Charlotte M. Yonge
Mackenzie sent him into a confounded trap to save his own dirty skin.Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor|William Somerset Maugham
The man opened a book of printed forms, dipped a pen into a dirty ink-stand, and wrote the date.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins
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