Dirtying
Dirty Dirt"y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dirtied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dirtying}.] 1. To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands. [1913 Webster]

2. To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; -- said of reputation, character, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • dirtying — n. the act of soiling something. Syn: soiling, soilure. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dirtying — dirt·y || dɜːtɪ v. soil, stain, sully; become soiled or dirty adj. soiled, unclean; sordid, vile; obscene; unpleasant; hostile; stormy (weather) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dirtying — noun the act of soiling something • Syn: ↑soiling, ↑soilure • Derivationally related forms: ↑dirty, ↑soil (for: ↑soilure), ↑soil (fo …   Useful english dictionary

  • dirty — [[t]dɜ͟ː(r)ti[/t]] ♦♦♦ dirtier, dirtiest, dirties, dirtying, dirtied 1) ADJ GRADED If something is dirty, it is marked or covered with stains, spots, or mud, and needs to be cleaned. She still did not like the woman who had dirty fingernails...… …   English dictionary

  • soiling — noun the act of soiling something • Syn: ↑soilure, ↑dirtying • Derivationally related forms: ↑dirty (for: ↑dirtying), ↑soil (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • soilure — noun the act of soiling something • Syn: ↑soiling, ↑dirtying • Derivationally related forms: ↑dirty (for: ↑dirtying), ↑soil, ↑soil ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dirtied — Dirty Dirt y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dirtied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dirtying}.] 1. To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands. [1913 Webster] 2. To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; said of reputation, character, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dirty — Dirt y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dirtied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dirtying}.] 1. To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands. [1913 Webster] 2. To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; said of reputation, character, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dirty — I. adjective (dirtier; est) Date: 14th century 1. a. not clean or pure < dirty clothes > b. likely to befoul or defile with dirt < dirty jobs > c. contaminated with infecting organisms < dirty wounds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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