DIRTY antonym


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  • S: (v) dirty soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire (make soiled, filthy, or dirty), don't soil your clothes when you play outside!
  • S: (a) dirty soiled, unclean (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
  • S: (a) dirty ((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
  • S: (s) dirty filthy, lousy (vile), despicable, a dirty (or lousy) trick, a filthy traitor
  • S: (a) dirty contaminating (spreading pollution or contamination), especially radioactive contamination, the air near the foundry was always dirty, a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout
  • S: (s) dirty pestiferous (contaminated with infecting organisms), dirty wounds, obliged to go into infected rooms- Jane Austen
  • S: (s) dirty dingy, muddied, muddy ((of color) discolored by impurities), not bright and clear, dirty is often used in combination, a dirty (or dingy) white, the muddied grey of the sea, muddy colors, dirty-green walls, dirty-blonde hair
  • S: (s) dirty foul, marked-up ((of a manuscript) defaced with changes), foul (or dirty) copy
  • S: (s) dirty ill-gotten (obtained illegally or by improper means), dirty money, ill-gotten gains
  • S: (s) dirty (expressing or revealing hostility or dislike), dirty looks
  • S: (s) cheating(a), dirty foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike (violating accepted standards or rules), a dirty fighter, used foul means to gain power, a nasty unsporting serve, fined for unsportsmanlike behavior
  • S: (s) dirty sordid, shoddy (unethical or dishonest), dirty police officers, a sordid political campaign, shoddy business practices
  • S: (s) dirty (unpleasantly stormy), there's dirty weather in the offing
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