dirty

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈd3ːrti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdɝti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dûrtē)


Inflections of 'dirty' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
dirtier
adj comparative
dirtiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'dirty' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
dirties
v 3rd person singular
dirtying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dirtied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
dirtied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

dirty

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. dirty [clothes, hands, car, dishes, glasses]
  2. [wash, rinse, clean] your dirty [clothes]
  3. her [house, sweater] is (all) dirty
  4. got (all) dirty playing [in the mud, soccer]
  5. don't [do that, sit on the grass] you'll get (all) dirty
  6. don't touch that, it's dirty
  7. a dirty old man
  8. a dirty (rotten) [man, person, crook, scoundrel]
  9. dirty [money, cash, dealings]
  10. [was, played] a dirty trick
  11. a dirty [tackle, challenge, match, tactic, strategy]
  12. is a dirty word [these days, around here]
  13. [gave, threw] them a dirty look
  14. [she left me with, I had to do] the dirty work
  15. dirty [thoughts, secrets, play, comments]
  16. dirty [jokes, images, scenes, movies]
  17. has a (really) dirty mind
v
  1. don't dirty your [new, church, fancy] clothes
  2. [don't, try not to, make sure you don't] dirty your clothes
  3. these [shoes, socks, pants] dirty easily
  4. dirty yourself in the [mud, dirt, woods]
  5. dirtied the [water, ground water, lake]
  6. dirty his [reputation, image]
adv
  1. the [team, player] played dirty
additional examples
  1. don't dirty your [new, church, fancy] clothes
  2. dirty [clothes, hands, car, dishes, glasses]
  3. [don't, try not to, make sure you don't] dirty your clothes
  4. [wash, rinse, clean] your dirty [clothes]
  5. these [shoes, socks, pants] dirty easily
  6. her [house, sweater] is (all) dirty
  7. dirty yourself in the [mud, dirt, woods]
  8. got (all) dirty playing [in the mud, soccer]
  9. dirtied the [water, ground water, lake]
  10. don't [do that, sit on the grass] you'll get (all) dirty
  11. dirty his [reputation, image]
  12. don't touch that, it's dirty
  13. a dirty old man
  14. a dirty (rotten) [man, person, crook, scoundrel]
  15. dirty [money, cash, dealings]
  16. [was, played] a dirty trick
  17. a dirty [tackle, challenge, match, tactic, strategy]
  18. the [team, player] played dirty
  19. is a dirty word [these days, around here]
  20. [gave, threw] them a dirty look
  21. [she left me with, I had to do] the dirty work
  22. slang: (willing to) get down and dirty
  23. dirty [thoughts, secrets, play, comments]
  24. dirty [jokes, images, scenes, movies]
  25. has a (really) dirty mind
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