US: /ˈdɝti/
UK: /dˈɜːti/

English Vietnamese dictionary

dirty /'də:ti/
  • tính từ
    • bẩn thỉu, dơ bẩn, dơ dáy; cáu ghét, cáu bẩn, đầy bùn bẩn
      • dirty hands: bàn tay dơ bẩn
      • a dirty war: cuộc chiến tranh bẩn thỉu
    • có mưa gió sụt sùi, nhớp nháp bẩn thỉu; xấu (thời tiết)
      • dirty weather: trời xấu
    • không sáng (màu sắc)
    • tục tĩu, thô bỉ
      • dirty language: ngôn ngữ thô bỉ
      • a dirty story: câu chuyện tục tĩu
    • đê tiện, hèn hạ, đáng khinh, nhơ nhốc, xấu xa
      • a dirty look: cái nhìn khinh miệt
    • phi nghĩa
      • dirty money: của phi nghĩa
    • to do the dirty on somebody
      • (từ lóng) chơi đểu với ai, dở trò đê tiện với ai
    • dirty work
      • việc làm xấu xa bất chính
    • công việc nặng nhọc khổ ải
    • to do somebody's dirty work for him
      • làm giúp ai một công việc nặng nhọc khổ ải
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm bẩn, làm dơ, làm vấy bùn
    • nội động từ
      • thành dơ bẩn, thành bẩn thỉu

    Advanced English dictionary

    adjective, verb, adverb
    + adjective (dirtier, dirtiest)
    not clean
    1 not clean: dirty hands / clothes + a dirty mark + Try not to get too dirty! + I always get given the dirty jobs (= jobs that make you become dirty).
    2 [usually before noun] connected with sex in an offensive way: a dirty joke / book + He's got a dirty mind (= he often thinks about sex).
    unpleasant / dishonest
    3 [usually before noun] unpleasant or dishonest: a dirty lie / liar + She's a dirty player. + He's a great man for doing the dirty jobs (= jobs which are unpleasant because they involve being dishonest or mean to people).
    4 [only before noun] dull: a dirty brown carpet
    5 (AmE, slang) using illegal drugs
    Idioms: be a dirty word to be a subject or an idea that people think is bad or immoral: Profit is not a dirty word around here.
    (do sb's) dirty work (to do) the unpleasant or dishonest jobs that sb else does not want to do: Next time you can get somebody else to do your dirty work for you!
    do the dirty on sb (BrE, informal) to cheat or betray sb; to treat sb unfairly: I'd never do the dirty on my friends.
    give sb a dirty look to look at sb in a way that shows you are annoyed with them
    more at HAND n., WASH v.
    + verb (dirties, dirtying, dirtied, dirtied) [VN] to make sth dirty
    Idioms: dirty great / big (BrE, informal) used to emphasize how large sth is: When I turned round he was pointing a dirty great gun at me.
    play dirty (informal) to behave or play a game in an unfair way
    more at TALK v.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 foul, unclean, befouled, soiled, begrimed, sooty, grimy, filthy, mucky, besmeared, besmirched, befouled, polluted, squalid, sullied, stained, spotted, smudged, slovenly, unwashed, bedraggled, slatternly, untidy, Slang Brit gungy, US grungy:
    If you think his shirt was dirty, you should have seen his body!
    2 smutty, indecent, obscene, ribald, off colour, prurient, risqué, salacious, lewd, lascivious, salacious, pornographic, coarse, licentious, rude, blue, scabrous:
    His parents were shocked to hear him telling dirty jokes.
    3 unfair, unscrupulous, unsporting, dishonest, mean, underhand(ed), unsportsmanlike, dishonourable, deceitful, corrupt, treacherous, perfidious, villainous, disloyal; malicious, malevolent, rotten, filthy:
    It was a dirty trick of Sue's to tell the teacher.
    4 bad, foul, nasty, stormy, rainy, windy, blowy, blowing, squally, sloppy:
    We're in for some dirty weather, Mr Christian, so you'd best reduce sail.
    5 bitter, resentful, angry, furious, wrathful, smouldering:
    She gave me a dirty look when I said anything about her sister.
    6 sordid, base, mean, despicable, contemptible, ignoble, scurvy, low, low-down, ignominious, vile, nasty, infamous:
    That villain has done his dirty work and now we must all suffer. He's nothing but a dirty coward!
    7 stain, sully, befoul, soil, begrime, besmirch, pollute, muddy, smear, defile; blacken, tarnish:
    She refused to so much as dirty her hands to help us. Are you afraid it will dirty your reputation to be seen with me?

    Collocation dictionary


    be, feel, look | get
    Go and play football if you like, but don't get dirty!
    | get sth, make sb/sth
    The soot had made everything dirty. (figurative) He's not frightened of getting his hands dirty (= doing physical work).


    extremely, filthy
    really, very
    Everything in the room was filthy dirty.
    | a bit, rather, slightly

    Concise English dictionary

    +make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    +soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    +(of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency
    +vile; despicable
    +spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
    +contaminated with infecting organisms
    +(of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    +(of a manuscript) defaced with changes
    +obtained illegally or by improper means
    +expressing or revealing hostility or dislike
    +violating accepted standards or rules
    +unethical or dishonest
    +unpleasantly stormy