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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dirty /ˈdɝti/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dirty /ˈdɝtɪ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dirt·y a. [Compar. Dirtier superl. Dirtiest.]
 1. Defiled with dirt; foul; nasty; filthy; not clean or pure; serving to defile; as, dirty hands; dirty water; a dirty white.
 2. Sullied; clouded; -- applied to color.
 3. Sordid; base; groveling; as, a dirty fellow.
    The creature's at his dirty work again.   --Pope.
 4. Sleety; gusty; stormy; as, dirty weather.
    Storms of wind, clouds of dust, an angry, dirty sea.   --M. Arnold.
 Syn: -- Nasty; filthy; foul. See Nasty.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dirt·y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dirtied p. pr. & vb. n. Dirtying.]
 1. To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands.
 2. To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; -- said of reputation, character, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept
             sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty
             slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet
             on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining
             is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while
             her sisters preened themselves" [syn: soiled, unclean]
             [ant: clean]
      2: (of behavior or especially language) characterized by
         obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man";
         "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has
         a dirty mouth" [ant: clean]
      3: vile; despicable; "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy
         traitor" [syn: filthy, lousy]
      4: spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive
         contamination; "the air near the foundry was always
         dirty"; "the air near the foundry was always dirty"; "a
         dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived
         radioactive fallout" [syn: contaminating] [ant: clean]
      5: contaminated with infecting organisms; "dirty wounds";
         "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen [syn: contaminated,
          infected, pestiferous]
      6: (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear;
         "dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy)
         white"; "the muddied gray of the sea"; "muddy colors";
         "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair" [syn: dingy, muddied,
      7: (of a manuscript) defaced with changes; "foul (or dirty)
         copy" [syn: foul, marked-up]
      8: obtained illegally or by improper means; "dirty money";
         "ill-gotten gains" [syn: ill-gotten]
      9: expressing or revealing hostility or dislike; "dirty looks"
      10: violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter";
          "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting
          serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior" [syn: cheating(a),
           foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike]
      11: unethical or dishonest; "dirty police officers"; "a sordid
          political campaign" [syn: sordid]
      12: unpleasantly stormy; "there's dirty weather in the offing"
      v : make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when
          you play outside!" [syn: soil, begrime, grime, colly,
           bemire] [ant: clean]
      [also: dirtied, dirtiest, dirtier]