Meaning of dirt
Pronunciation: (dûrt), [key]
- any foul or filthy substance, as mud, grime, dust, or excrement.
- earth or soil, esp. when loose.
- something or someone vile, mean, or worthless: After that last outburst of hers I thought she was dirt.
- moral filth; vileness; corruption.
- obscene or lewd language: to talk dirt.
- gossip, esp. of a malicious, lurid, or scandalous nature: Tell me all the latest dirt.
- private or personal information which if made public would create a scandal or ruin the reputation of a person, company, etc.
- crude, broken ore or waste.
- (in placer mining) the material from which gold is separated by washing.
- See(def. 15).
- to accept blame, guilt, criticism, or insults without complaint; humble or abase oneself: The prosecutor seemed determined to make the defendant eat dirt.
- dirt (Thesaurus)