- covered or marked with an unclean substance；causing a person or environment to become unclean
- used for emphasis
- make dirty
verb: dirty, 3rd person present: dirties, gerund or present participle: dirtying, past tense: dirtied, past participle: dirtied
- 1. covered or marked with an unclean substance a tray of dirty cups and saucers her boots were dirty 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ causing a person or environment to become unclean farming is a hard, dirty job
- ▪ (of a nuclear weapon) producing considerable radioactive fallout.
- ▪ (of a color) not bright, clear, or pure the sea was a waste of dirty gray 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ concerned with sex in an unpleasant or obscene way he told a stream of dirty jokes 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ used to emphasize one's disgust for someone or something you dirty rat!
- ▪ (of an activity) dishonest; dishonorable he had a reputation for dirty dealing 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of weather) rough, stormy, and unpleasant the yacht was ready for dirty weather 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of popular music) having a distorted or rasping tone Nirvana's dirty guitar sound
- 1. British informal used for emphasis a dirty great slab of stone
- 1. make dirty she didn't like him dirtying her nice clean towels