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Dirty - thesaurus

Synonyms

dirty

adjective

not clean

filthy

adjective

very dirty

messy

adjective

very untidy or dirty

grubby

adjective

dirty and needing to be washed

grimy

adjective

very dirty

contaminated

adjective

made dirty, polluted, or poisonous by the addition of a chemical, waste, or infection

unsanitary

adjective

an unsanitary place is so dirty that you might catch diseases by going there

unclean

adjective

formal dirty, or not pure

unhygienic

adjective

not clean, and likely to cause disease

insanitary

adjective

insanitary conditions are dirty and dangerous to your health, usually because there is a lack of water pipes, toilets, drains etc, so that it is difficult to keep things clean

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bedraggled

adjective

wet, dirty, and untidy

bloodstained

adjective

marked with blood

bloody

adjective

covered in blood

dingy

adjective

a dingy place or object is rather dark in an unpleasant way and often looks dirty

dusty

adjective

covered with dust

filthy dirty

informal extremely dirty

fleabitten

adjective

old, dirty, and unpleasant

flyblown

adjective

dirty and in bad condition

gory

adjective

covered with a lot of blood

grotty

adjective

Britishmainly spoken dirty or unpleasant

grungy

adjective

informal dirty and sometimes untidy or smelling bad

impurity

noun

the quality of not being pure

insalubrious

adjective

formal dirty, unpleasant, and possibly dangerous to your health

mangy

adjective

informal old and dirty

manky

adjective

Britishinformal dirty and unpleasant to look at

mucky

adjective

informal covered with dirt or an unpleasant substance

noisome

adjective

literary extremely unpleasant, especially because of being very dirty or having a bad smell

ragged

adjective

mainly literary torn and dirty

scrubby

adjective

informal looking dirty and untidy

scuzzy

adjective

informal extremely unpleasant and dirty

shop-soiled

adjective

British shop-soiled goods are cheaper than normal because they are slightly damaged or dirty

shopworn

adjective

American if clothes or other goods in a store are shopworn, they look slightly damaged or dirty, especially because they have been used in a display

sleazy

adjective

a sleazy place is dirty and unpleasant, and dishonest people usually live or work there

sordid

adjective

dirty and ugly

-spattered

suffix

used with some nouns to make adjectives describing something that has been covered with small drops of a liquid

spotted

adjective

covered with dirty marks

squalid

adjective

a place that is squalid is dirty and unpleasant

turbid

adjective

formal turbid liquid is dirty and not clear

unkempt

adjective

dirty and untidy

unwashed

adjective

not washed or clean

used

adjective

no longer completely clean because of having been used

yucky

adjective

informal dirty, ugly, or unpleasant

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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