What does the word dirty mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To soil; sully; tarnish.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Unclean; foul; filthy.

Usage examples for dirty

  1. Who's the one that started this dirty piece of business? – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. A chorus of " Sure," " 'Twas a dirty trick," " The kid didn't know no better," and similar cries showed how the sentiment of the crowd lay. – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler