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"filthy" in British English

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filthyadjective

uk   /ˈfɪl.θi/ 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.

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  • filthy adjective (OFFENSIVE)

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

filthyadverb

uk   /ˈfɪl.θi/ us   /ˈfɪl.θi/
(Definition of filthy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"filthy" in American English

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filthyadjective

us   /ˈfɪl·θi/
extremely dirty: Trucks poured out clouds of filthy, black smoke.
filth
noun [U] us   /fɪlθ/
There were beggars in the streets and filth everywhere.
filthiness
noun [U] us   /ˈfɪl·θi·nəs/
(Definition of filthy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“filthy” in American English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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