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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.
    diseases spread by dirty water
    piles of dirty washing
    dirty fingernails
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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.
  5. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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