Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: dirty
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not clean <after playing in the mud all day, his clothes were very dirty>
Synonyms besmirched, blackened, dingy, dusty, filthy, foul, grimy, grubby, grungy, mucky, muddy, nasty, smutty, soiled, sordid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanly
Related Words contaminated, defiled, impure, polluted, tainted; uncleaned, unsanitary, unsterile, unsterilized, unwashed; discolored; bedraggled, draggled; chaotic, cluttered, confused, disarranged, disarrayed, disheveled (or dishevelled), disordered, jumbled, littered, messed, messy, muddled, mussed, mussy, rumpled, scruffy, sloppy, slovenly, unkempt, untidy; shabby, sleazy, squalid; smutty, sooty
Near Antonyms clear, limpid, pure; cleaned, cleansed, combed, groomed, neat, ordered, orderly, tidy; bleached, purified, whitened; bright, flawless, perfect, shiny, sparkling, unspotted, untouched; taintless, unblemished, undefiled, unpolluted, untainted, wholesome
Antonyms clean, cleanly, immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless, stainless, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied
2 depicting or referring to sexual matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society <some radio stations refused to play the song because of the dirty lyrics> -- see OBSCENE 1
3 marked by wet and windy conditions <a forecast of dirty weather along the coast> -- see FOUL 1
4 not being in accordance with the rules or standards of what is fair in sport <the school is known for the dirty football it plays> -- see FOUL 2
5 not following or in accordance with standards of honor and decency <accused the other campaign of playing dirty tricks> -- see IGNOBLE 2