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VERB (1)

1. make soiled, filthy, or dirty;
- Example: "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
[syn: dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire]


ADJECTIVE (12)

1. soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime;
- Example: "dirty unswept sidewalks"
- Example: "a child in dirty overalls"
- Example: "dirty slums"
- Example: "piles of dirty dishes"
- Example: "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"
- Example: "wore an unclean shirt"
- Example: "mining is a dirty job"
- Example: "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
[syn: dirty, soiled, unclean]

2. (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency;
- Example: "dirty words"
- Example: "a dirty old man"
- Example: "dirty books and movies"
- Example: "boys telling dirty jokes"
- Example: "has a dirty mouth"

3. vile; despicable;
- Example: "a dirty (or lousy) trick"
- Example: "a filthy traitor"
[syn: dirty, filthy, lousy]

4. spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination;
- Example: "the air near the foundry was always dirty"
- Example: "a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout"
[syn: dirty, contaminating]

5. contaminated with infecting organisms;
- Example: "dirty wounds"
- Example: "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
[syn: dirty, pestiferous]

6. (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear;
- Example: "dirty" is often used in combination;
- Example: "a dirty (or dingy) white"
- Example: "the muddied grey of the sea"
- Example: "muddy colors"
- Example: "dirty-green walls"
- Example: "dirty-blonde hair"
[syn: dirty, dingy, muddied, muddy]

7. (of a manuscript) defaced with changes;
- Example: "foul (or dirty) copy"
[syn: dirty, foul, marked-up]

8. obtained illegally or by improper means;
- Example: "dirty money"
- Example: "ill-gotten gains"
[syn: dirty, ill-gotten]

9. expressing or revealing hostility or dislike;
- Example: "dirty looks"

10. violating accepted standards or rules;
- Example: "a dirty fighter"
- Example: "used foul means to gain power"
- Example: "a nasty unsporting serve"
- Example: "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
[syn: cheating(a), dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike]

11. unethical or dishonest;
- Example: "dirty police officers"
- Example: "a sordid political campaign"
[syn: dirty, sordid]

12. unpleasantly stormy;
- Example: "there's dirty weather in the offing"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dirty \Dirt"y\, a. [Compar. Dirtier; superl. Dirtiest.] 1. Defiled with dirt; foul; nasty; filthy; not clean or pure; serving to defile; as, dirty hands; dirty water; a dirty white. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Sullied; clouded; -- applied to color. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 3. Sordid; base; groveling; as, a dirty fellow. [1913 Webster] The creature's at his dirty work again. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. Sleety; gusty; stormy; as, dirty weather. [1913 Webster] Storms of wind, clouds of dust, an angry, dirty sea. --M. Arnold. Syn: Nasty; filthy; foul. See Nasty. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dirty \Dirt"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dirtied; p. pr. & vb. n. Dirtying.] 1. To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands. [1913 Webster] 2. To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; -- said of reputation, character, etc. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Colorless \Col"or*less\, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas. Note: [Narrower terms: ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen; neutral; white] [Also See: achromatic, colorless.] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. Free from any manifestation of partial or peculiar sentiment or feeling; not disclosing likes, dislikes, prejudice, etc.; as, colorless music; a colorless style; definitions should be colorless. [1913 Webster] 3. having lost its normal color. Note: [Narrower terms: blanched, etiolate, etiolated, whitened; bleached, faded, washed-out, washy; dimmed, dulled, grayed; dirty; dull, sober, somber, subfusc] colored Syn: colorless, uncolored, uncoloured. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dirty adj 1: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves" [syn: dirty, soiled, unclean] [ant: clean] 2: (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth" [ant: clean, unobjectionable] 3: vile; despicable; "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor" [syn: dirty, filthy, lousy] 4: spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "the air near the foundry was always dirty"; "a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout" [syn: dirty, contaminating] [ant: clean, uncontaminating] 5: contaminated with infecting organisms; "dirty wounds"; "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen [syn: dirty, pestiferous] 6: (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear; "dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy) white"; "the muddied grey of the sea"; "muddy colors"; "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair" [syn: dirty, dingy, muddied, muddy] 7: (of a manuscript) defaced with changes; "foul (or dirty) copy" [syn: dirty, foul, marked-up] 8: obtained illegally or by improper means; "dirty money"; "ill- gotten gains" [syn: dirty, ill-gotten] 9: expressing or revealing hostility or dislike; "dirty looks" 10: violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior" [syn: cheating(a), dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike] 11: unethical or dishonest; "dirty police officers"; "a sordid political campaign" [syn: dirty, sordid] 12: unpleasantly stormy; "there's dirty weather in the offing" v 1: make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!" [syn: dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire] [ant: clean, make clean]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

329 Moby Thesaurus words for "dirty": Fescennine, Rabelaisian, abject, abominable, abusive, angry, animal, aphrodisiomaniacal, arrant, atrocious, attaint, bad, barfy, base, base-minded, bawdy, bedaub, bedraggled, befoul, befouled, beggarly, begrime, bemire, bemud, besmear, besmeared, besmirch, besmirched, besmoke, besoil, bestain, bitter, black, blacken, blasphemous, blotchy, blowing, blowy, blue, blur, blustering, blustery, brand, bum, calumniatory, calumnious, carnal, castellatus, cheesy, cirrose, cirrous, clitoromaniacal, cloud-flecked, clouded, cloudy, coarse, comminatory, concupiscent, contaminated, contemptible, contumelious, corrupt, crappy, creepy, crummy, cumuliform, cumulous, cursing, cyclonic, damnatory, dark, darken, daub, debased, deceitful, defile, defiled, degraded, denunciatory, depraved, despicable, dingy, dirt, dirty up, dirty-minded, discolor, discompose, disgusting, dishonest, dishonorable, disloyal, draggled, draggletailed, dungy, dust, dusty, dysphemistic, epithetic, erotic, eroticomaniacal, erotomaniacal, evil-minded, evilhearted, excommunicative, excommunicatory, execrable, execratory, filthy, flagrant, fleshly, foul, foul-mouthed, foul-spoken, foul-tongued, fuliginous, fulminatory, fulsome, furious, gloomy, goatish, godawful, goshawful, grave, grim, grime, grimy, gross, grubby, grungy, gynecomaniacal, hairy, heavy, heinous, horny, hot, hysteromaniacal, icky, ignoble, ignominious, immoral, imprecatory, impure, indecent, infamous, ithyphallic, lascivious, lecherous, lenticularis, lewd, libidinous, licentious, lickerish, little, low, low-down, low-minded, low-thoughted, lubricious, lumpen, lurid, lustful, maledictory, malevolent, malicious, mammatus, mangy, mark, mean, measly, messy, mire, miry, miserable, monstrous, muck, muck up, mucky, muddy, murky, nasty, nebulous, nefarious, nimbose, nubilous, nymphomaniacal, obnoxious, obscene, odious, off color, offensive, oozy, overcast, overclouded, paltry, perfidious, petty, plashy, poky, pollute, polluted, poor, pornographic, priapic, profane, prurient, punk, putrid, raging, rainy, randy, rank, raunchy, raw, reptilian, resentful, ribald, risque, rotten, rough, rude, salacious, satyric, scabby, scabrous, scatologic, scatological, scorch, scrubby, scruffy, scummy, scurrile, scurrilous, scurvy, sear, sensual, sexual, sexy, shabby, shitty, shoddy, singe, slabby, slatternly, slime, slobby, sloppy, sloshy, sloughy, slovenly, slubber, sludgy, slur, slushy, small, smear, smirch, smirched, smirchy, smoke, smoking-room, smoky, smooch, smudge, smudged, smudgy, smutchy, smutty, snuffy, soft, soil, soiled, soily, soot, sooty, sordid, splashy, sposhy, spotted, squalid, squally, squashy, squelchy, squishy, stain, stained, stigmatize, stinking, stinky, storming, stormy, stratiform, stratous, sullied, sully, sultry, taint, tainted, tar, tarnish, tempestuous, thunderheaded, tornadic, treacherous, turbid, turbulent, typhonic, typhoonish, unchaste, unclean, uncleanly, underhanded, unfair, unmentionable, unprintable, unrepeatable, unscrupulous, unsporting, unsportsmanlike, untidy, unwashed, vile, villainous, vituperative, vomity, vulgar, windy, wrathful, wretched, yecchy