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dirtiest, superlative; dirtier, comparative;
  1. Covered or marked with an unclean substance
    • - a tray of dirty cups and saucers
    • - her boots were dirty
  2. Causing a person or environment to become unclean
    • - farming is a hard, dirty job
  3. (of a nuclear weapon) Producing considerable radioactive fallout

  4. (of a color) Not bright, clear, or pure
    • - the sea was a waste of dirty gray
  5. Concerned with sex in an unpleasant or obscene way
    • - he told a stream of dirty jokes
  6. Used to emphasize one's disgust for someone or something
    • - you dirty rat!
  7. (of an activity) Dishonest; dishonorable
    • - he had a reputation for dirty dealing
  8. (of weather) Rough, stormy, and unpleasant
    • - the yacht was ready for dirty weather
  9. (of popular music) Having a distorted or rasping tone
    • - Nirvana's dirty guitar sound
  1. Cover or mark with an unclean substance
    • - she didn't like him dirtying her nice clean towels
  2. Cause to feel or appear morally tainted
    • - the criminals have dirtied the city

  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"
  2. make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
  3. vile; despicable; "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor"
  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"
  5. contaminated with infecting organisms; "dirty wounds"; "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
  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"
  7. Dirt is unclean matter, especially when in contact with a person's clothes, skin or possessions when they are said to become dirty. "Grimy" or "filthy" are also commonly used descriptive words. Common types of dirt include soil, soot and dust. ...
  8. Dirty is the seventh album by the American alternative rock group Sonic Youth, originally released on July 21, 1992 by DGC Records. It was deemed best album of 1992 by Entertainment Weekly.
  9. Dirty is a 2005 crime–drama film, directed by Chris Fisher. It stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Clifton Collins, Jr.. The film had a limited release in 2005.
  10. Dirty is a hip hop duo from Montgomery, Alabama, composed of cousins Big Pimp (Daniel Thomas, born 1978) and Mr. G Stacka The Gangsta (Tarvares Webster, born 1983). ...
  11. Underworld is a British electronic group, and principal name under which duo Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded together since 1980."", The Independent, 19 November 2006
  12. To make (something) dirty; To stain or tarnish (somebody) with dishonor; To debase by distorting the real nature of (something); To become soiled; Unclean; covered with or containing unpleasant substances such as dirt or grime; That makes one unclean; corrupting, infecting; Morally unclean; ...
  13. (Dirties) Marijuana cigarettes with powder cocaine added to them
  14. Literally a dirty flavor, not earthy or musty.
  15. Covers any and all foul, rank, off-putting smells that can occur in a wine, including those caused by bad barrels or corks. A sign of poor winemaking.
  16. Data that has been written by the application, but the file system has cached it in memory so it has not yet been written to disk.
  17. Coffee tasting as if the beans have been rolled in dirt or soiled.
  18. Describes wine with foul, off-putting smells resulting from poor winemaking.
  19. A taste that suggests contamination.
  20. Aircraft configured for landing with gear and flaps down.
  21. Describes any of the undesirable odours that can be present in a wine that that was poorly vinified. A characteristic imparted by improperly cleaned barrels or various other processes performed incorrectly. Usually detected first in a wine by the smell of the cork stopper or from a barrel sample.
  22. oils which have absorbed unpleasant odors and flavors of dirty waste water during milling
  23. aviation slang for operating or maneuvering an aircraft in its least aerodynamic configuration, as with FLAPs down, speed brakes activated, landing gear deployed, arresting TAILHOOK extended, and so forth; usually done for dramatic effect in air shows or other demonstrations of "trick flying", ...
  24. Students will often call the Thirsty Mind (coffeehouse across the street from campus) by this name, short for the “Dirty Mind.”
  25. adj. 1. A derogatory term for low-tech (eg. paper & pencils, walking, etc.); 2. Any traceable illegal item; 3. Anything contaminated.