Examples from the Web for filth
With the money came the filth, and the contemptuous lewdness you see in the film are based on actual claims in the book.The Real Wolf of Wall Street: Jordan Belfort’s Vulgar Memoirs|Jimmy So|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That night, I dreamed of a square, three-story, concrete building that was dark and dingy with filth, dust, and cobwebs.A Brigham Young University Professor’s Escape from Mormonism|Lynn K. Wilder|October 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Adapted from a book by the same author, Filth has arrived with an identical swagger.
He tried to peddle this filth all over Washington, but not one member of Congress or one member of the press corps would touch it.Tim Weiner: Shadows of J. Edgar Hoover in the Petraeus Affair|Tim Weiner|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The head of the BBC Trust, the former governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, described the allegations as a “tsunami of filth.”BBC Scandal Blows Up as Director George Entwistle Resigns|Peter Jukes|November 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This is the filth the German paper was not ashamed to print.Georges Guynemer|Henry Bordeaux
And there ought to be plenty in the house—but there's poverty and filth in every corner.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
These children then filled the ears of their comrades with filth.Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth|George Brandes
I hardly recognized him, he was so frightfully covered with filth and dirt and creeping things.When Knighthood Was in Flower|Charles Major
Their wells polluted with garbage and filth; in some cases deliberately poisoned, in others totally destroyed by dynamite.How I Filmed the War|Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
British Dictionary definitions for filth
Word Origin for filth
Word Origin and History for filth
Old English fylð "uncleanness, impurity," from Proto-Germanic *fulitho (cf. Old Saxon fulitha "foulness, filth," Dutch vuilte, Old High German fulida), noun derivative of *fulo- "foul" (see foul (adj.)). A classic case of i-mutation.