What does the word filthy mean?

Usage examples for filthy

  1. We went to bed again, and the forsaken child of some half- animal mother, now perhaps asleep in some filthy lodging for tramps, lay in my Ethelwyn's bosom. – The Seaboard Parish Volume 1 by George MacDonald
  2. His righteousness was self- righteousness, it was as filthy rags. – Fletcher of Madeley by Frederic W. Macdonald
  3. And they came upon one of those, a tall man, limping on feet covered with strips of filthy rag. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton