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FILTHY (filthier, filthiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does filthy mean? 

FILTHY (adjective)
  The adjective FILTHY has 3 senses:

1. disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
2. vile; despicable
3. characterized by obscenity

  Familiarity information: FILTHY used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

FILTHY (adjective)

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Disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter


filthy; nasty; foul

Context examples:

as filthy as a pigsty / a foul pond / a nasty pigsty of a room


dirty; soiled; unclean (soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime)

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Vile; despicable


filthy; dirty; lousy

Context examples:

a dirty (or lousy) trick / a filthy traitor


awful; nasty (offensive or even (of persons) malicious)

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Characterized by obscenity


smutty; nasty; filthy; foul

Context examples:

had a filthy mouth / foul language / smutty jokes


dirty ((of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency)

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