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Another word for dirty

Adjective
  1. Covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities

  2. See also:

    clean

  3. Violently disturbed or agitated, as by storms

  4. See also:

    calm

Synonym Study

  • Foul implies extreme filth that is grossly offensive or loathsome because of its stench, putridity, or corruption foul air
  • Filthy is applied to that which is disgustingly dirty filthy as a pigpen
  • Grimy suggests soot or granular dirt deposited on or ingrained in a surface a miner with a grimy face
  • ?soiled generally suggests the presence of superficial dirt in an amount sufficient to impair cleanness or freshness a soiled shirt
  • Dirty is applied to that which is covered or filled with any kind of dirt and is the broadest of these terms a dirty face, a dirty room