filthy definition, meaning - what is filthy in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “filthy”

See all translations

filthy

adjective uk   us   /ˈfɪl.θi/

filthy adjective (DIRTY)

C1 extremely or unpleasantly dirty: Wash your hands - they're filthy! Look at this tablecloth - it's filthy! I've never smoked - it's a filthy habit.UK figurative That girl just gave me a filthy look (= looked at me in a very unpleasant, disapproving way).UK He was in a filthy (= a very bad) temper/mood.
More examples

filthy adjective (OFFENSIVE)

C1 containing sexually offensive words or pictures: filthy language a filthy jokehumorous You've got a filthy mind!

filthy

adverb uk   us   /ˈfɪl.θi/
filthy dirty UK extremely dirtyfilthy rich informal extremely rich
Translations of “filthy”
in Korean 더러운, 불결한…
in Arabic قَذِر…
in Portuguese imundo…
in Catalan fastigós…
in Japanese 不潔な…
in Italian lurido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骯髒的, 汙穢的…
in Russian грязный, непристойный, отвратительный…
in Turkish çok pis/kirli, açık saçık, müstehcen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肮脏的, 污秽的…
in Polish brudny, obsceniczny, nieprzyjemny…
(Definition of filthy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of filthy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “filthy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More