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English definition of “filthy”

filthy

adjective (DIRTY)    /ˈfɪl.θi/
C1 extremely or unpleasantly dirty: Wash your hands - they're filthy! Look at this cloth - it's filthy! I've never smoked - it's a filthy habit.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.Dirty and untidy
(Definition of filthy adjective (DIRTY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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