This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for dirty

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

  2. See also:


  3. Violently disturbed or agitated, as by storms

  4. See also:


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