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Meaning of “filthy” in the English Dictionary

"filthy" in British English

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filthyadjective

uk   us   /ˈfɪl.θi/
  • filthy adjective (DIRTY)

C1 extremely or ​unpleasantlydirty: Wash ​yourhands - 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 containingsexuallyoffensive words or ​pictures: filthy ​language a filthy ​jokehumorous You've got a filthy ​mind!

filthyadverb

uk   us   /ˈfɪl.θi/
filthy dirty UK extremelydirtyfilthy rich informal extremelyrich
(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/
extremelydirty: Trucks ​poured out ​clouds of filthy, ​blacksmoke.
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)
Translations of “filthy”
in Arabic قَذِر…
in Korean 더러운, 불결한…
in Portuguese imundo…
in Catalan fastigós…
in Japanese 不潔な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肮脏的, 污秽的…
in Turkish çok pis/kirli, açık saçık, müstehcen…
in Russian грязный, непристойный, отвратительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骯髒的, 汙穢的…
in Italian lurido…
in Polish brudny, obsceniczny, nieprzyjemny…
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