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1. filthy

adjective. ['ˈfɪlθi'] disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter.

Synonyms

  • unclean
  • dirty
  • foul
  • nasty

Antonyms

  • dirtiness
  • tidy
  • decent
  • fair

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filth (English)
  • filth (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Filthy

  • stealthy
  • wealthy

Example sentences of the word filthy


1. Adjective
A bath no more than every once or two should do the trick unless he gets filthy.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Having an infestation can make even the cleanest home feel filthy.

Quotes containing the word filthy


1. You could have had anything else in the world, and you asked for me."She smiled up at him. Filthy as he was, covered in blood and dirt, he was the most beautiful thing she'd ever seen."But I don't want anything else in the world.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

2. Really, these wizards! You'd think no one had ever had a cold before! Well, what is it?"she asked, hobbling through the bedroom door onto the filthy carpet."I'm dying of boredom,"Howl said pathetically. "Or maybe just dying.
- Diana Wynne Jones, Howl's Moving Castle

3. Humm humm haaa. Rahmumm humm haaaa,"intoned Opal, finishing her chant. "Peace be inside me, tolerance all around me, forgiveness in my path. Now, Mervall, show me where the filthy human is so that I may feed him his organs.
- Eoin Colfer, The Time Paradox

2. filthy

adjective. ['ˈfɪlθi'] characterized by obscenity.

Synonyms

  • dirty
  • foul
  • cruddy
  • nasty

Antonyms

  • pure
  • legible
  • antiseptic
  • incorrupt

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filth (English)
  • filth (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. filthy

adjective. ['ˈfɪlθi'] vile; despicable.

Synonyms

  • dirty
  • nasty
  • awful

Antonyms

  • legal
  • calm
  • amicable
  • unclog

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filth (English)
  • filth (Middle English (1100-1500))
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