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Meaning of “dirty” - Learner’s Dictionary

dirty

adjective     /ˈdɜːti/
NOT CLEAN A2 not clean: dirty clothes dirty dishesDirty and untidy
OFFENSIVE talking about sex in a way that some people find offensive: dirty books/jokesRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
DISHONEST dishonest or unfair: a dirty business →  See also do sb's dirty work Dishonest
HARMFUL containing dangerous substances that may be harmful to the environment: dirty airEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsDirty and untidy
Translations of “dirty”
in Korean 더러운…
in Arabic قَذِر, مُتَّسِخ…
in Portuguese sujo…
in Catalan brut…
in Japanese 汚れた…
in Italian sporco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骯髒, 塵土,泥土,灰塵…
in Russian грязный, непристойный, нечестный…
in Turkish kirli, pis, açık saçık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肮脏, 尘土,泥土,灰尘…
in Polish brudny, nieprzyzwoity, świński…
(Definition of dirty adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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