Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: dirty
IPA transcription: [d'…Ěti]
Pronunciations of dirty
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adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dirty, soiled, unclean
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: dirty
    Meaning: (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"
  • Synonyms: dirty, filthy, lousy
    Meaning: vile; despicable; "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire
    Meaning: make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
Usage examples
  • "Dirty, sir!
  • His body was dirty.
  • "Ugh! The dirty, ignorant people!
  • It was close, dirty, and evil smelling.
  • Philip was shown into a dirty bar-room.
  • "Why do you say politics are dirty work?"
  • Thoughtfully the Jew rubbed his dirty chin.
  • What a dull, dirty, insignificant spot it is!
  • He was dirty and discolored, and his tail was gone.
  • "Perhaps it may, but then, my dear, it will be so dirty."
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Compact Cassette, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording The Dog (Goya), License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Hrafnkels saga, License CC BY-SA 4.0