Definitions of dirty

  1. To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands.
  2. To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; - said of reputation, character, etc.
  3. To soil; sully; tarnish.
  4. To soil with dirt: to sully:- pr. p. dirtying; pa. p. dirtied.
  5. To soil; defile.
  6. make soiled, filthy, or dirty; " don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
  7. To soil; to tarnish; to scandalize.
  8. To make foul or filthy; to soil.
  9. Defiled with dirt; foul; nasty; filthy; not clean or pure; serving to defile; as, dirty hands; dirty water; a dirty white.
  10. Sordid; base; groveling; as, a dirty fellow.
  11. Sleety; gusty; stormy; as, dirty weather.
  12. Sullied; clouded; - applied to color.
  13. Dirtying.
  15. contaminated with infecting organisms; " dirty wounds"; " obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
  16. spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; " the air near the foundry was always dirty"; " the air near the foundry was always dirty"; " a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long- lived radioactive fallout"
  17. 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"
  18. ( 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"
  19. unethical or dishonest; " dirty police officers"; " a sordid political campaign"
  20. expressing or revealing hostility or dislike; " dirty looks"
  21. Unclean; impure; soiled; disgusting; muddy; sleety; rainy; despicable; contemptible.
  22. Defiled with dirt: foul: filthy: mean.
  23. Soiled; unclean; indecent; mean.
  24. Unclean; foul; filthy.
  25. Soiled with dirt; foul; filthy; soiled, or as if so; mean.
  26. Foul; nasty; not clean; base; mean.
  27. Dirtied.