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adjective dirty pronunciation in British English /ˈdɜː(r)ti/
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  1. 1
    not clean

    I felt dirty, hungry, and cold.

    piles of dirty washing

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  2. 2
    [usually before noun] dirty language or pictures deal with sex in a way that offends some people

    dirty jokes/films

  3. 3
    [usually before noun] using dishonest or unfair methods

    Politics is a dirty business.

    a dirty fighter

  4. 4
    [only before noun] informal used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is

    That’s a dirty lie.

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    when applied to food, refers to dishes that are traditionally regarded as junk food or fast food, but made with high quality ingredients and added elements such as exotic sauces

    Dirty food is what the young and gorgeous eat when painting the town.

    We've guzzled dirty burgers and met the chilli chips challenge.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 21/01/2015

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crafternoon

an afternoon full of crafts

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