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- 1. dirty (vs. clean), soiled, unclean, Augean, bedraggled, draggled, befouled, fouled, begrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy, black, smutty, buggy, cobwebby, dirty-faced, feculent, filthy, foul, nasty, flyblown, squalid, sordid, greasy, oily, lousy, maculate, mucky, muddy, ratty, scummy, smudgy, snotty, snot-nosed, sooty, travel-soiled, travel-stained, uncleanly, unswept, unwashed, untidy
- usage: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
- 2. unclean (vs. clean), impure, nonkosher, tref, terefah, untouchable, impure
- usage: having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws; "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
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