Translation of "dirty" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdɜː.ti/ us /ˈdɝː.t̬i/

dirty adjective (NOT CLEAN)

A2 not clean

Her face was dirty and tear-stained. 她的脸很脏,还留有泪痕。

More examples

  • It amazes me how you can put up with living in such a dirty house.
  • There were dirty marks on her trousers where she had wiped her hands.
  • You're treading muck into the carpet with your dirty shoes!
  • You'd better roll your sleeves up or you'll get them dirty.
  • Just put the dirty dishes in the washing-up bowl, and I'll do them later.

dirty adjective (NOT HONEST)

informal unfair, dishonest, or unkind

She played a dirty trick on me by telling me Diane was having a party when she wasn't. 她捉弄我说黛安娜要开一个聚会,而实际上并没有这回事。
That's a dirty lie! 那是卑鄙的谎言!

dirty adjective (NOT POLITE)

informal used to describe something that is connected with sex, in a way that many people think is offensive

a dirty magazine/movie/joke 色情杂志/电影/笑话
You have a really dirty mind! 你的想法太下流了!


uk /ˈdɜː.ti/ us /ˈdɝː.t̬i/
dirty great/big

UK informal very great/big

The old power station's nothing but a dirty great blot on the landscape. 那座电站很是煞风景。


dirtyverb [ T ]

uk /ˈdɜː.ti/ us /ˈdɝː.t̬i/

to make something dirty

Don't sit on the floor - you might dirty your dress. 别坐在地板上——会弄脏你的裙子的。

(Translation of “dirty” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)