Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime.

Synonyms

  • muddy
  • sordid
  • scummy
  • fouled
  • travel-stained
  • draggled
  • begrimed
  • grimy
  • unwashed
  • untidy
  • cleanness
  • feculent
  • smutty
  • maculate
  • snotty
  • unclean
  • travel-soiled
  • lousy
  • smudgy
  • grubby
  • buggy
  • greasy
  • foul
  • dirty-faced
  • Augean
  • raunchy
  • soiled
  • flyblown
  • uncleanly
  • bedraggled
  • ratty
  • sooty
  • cobwebby
  • nasty
  • grungy
  • squalid
  • filthy
  • oily
  • snot-nosed
  • unswept
  • befouled
  • black
  • mucky

Antonyms

  • dirtiness
  • tidy
  • dry
  • clear

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

Featured Games

Rhymes with Dirty

  • roberti
  • alberty
  • purtee
  • murty
  • mirti
  • gerty
  • gertie
  • berty
  • bertie

How do you pronounce dirty?

Pronounce dirty as ˈdərti.

US - How to pronounce dirty in American English

UK - How to pronounce dirty in British English

Sentences with dirty


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the dirty diaper inside two bags and place it in the garbage.

2. Adjective
Dump out the solution when it gets too dirty to use, and mix a fresh batch.

Quotes about dirty


1. Well, I mean, if a joke or humor is bawdy, it's got to be funny enough to warrant it. You can't just have it bawdy or dirty just for the sake of being that - it's got to be funny.
- Betty White

2. I really wouldn't want to live in America. I found New York claustrophobic and dirty. I missed England when I was there, simple things like smells and the British sense of humor.
- Jonny Lee Miller

3. I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency.

Synonyms

  • bawdy
  • profane
  • cruddy
  • salacious
  • smutty
  • scatological
  • foul
  • dirty-minded
  • ribald
  • raunchy
  • scabrous
  • foul-mouthed
  • blue
  • nasty
  • off-color
  • filthy
  • blasphemous
  • lewd
  • obscene
  • foul-spoken

Antonyms

  • clean
  • reputable
  • unacquisitive
  • estimable

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] vile; despicable.

Synonyms

  • lousy
  • nasty
  • awful

Antonyms

  • inoffensive
  • disinfect
  • fair ball
  • stay

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination.

Antonyms

  • untangled

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] unpleasantly stormy.

Antonyms

  • cheerful

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] unethical or dishonest.

Synonyms

  • sordid

Antonyms

  • noble
  • fastidious

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] violating accepted standards or rules.

Synonyms

  • unjust
  • foul
  • unfair
  • unsportsmanlike
  • cheating

Antonyms

  • groomed
  • honor
  • humble
  • good

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] expressing or revealing hostility or dislike.

Antonyms

  • sane

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] contaminated with infecting organisms.

Synonyms

  • pestiferous
  • septic

Antonyms

  • new
  • chromatic
  • thick

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. dirty

adjective. ['ˈdɝːti'] (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear.

Synonyms

  • dingy
  • muddy
  • impure

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • fresh
  • unblemished
  • undamaged

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dirt (English)
  • drit (Middle English (1100-1500))
Synonym.com