dirtied dirtied

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make soiled, filthy, or dirty
  2. (adj) soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
  3. (adj) (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency
  4. (adj) vile; despicable
  5. (adj) spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
  6. (adj) contaminated with infecting organisms
  7. (adj) (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
  8. (adj) (of a manuscript) defaced with changes
  9. (adj) obtained illegally or by improper means
  10. (adj) expressing or revealing hostility or dislike
  11. (adj) violating accepted standards or rules
  12. (adj) unethical or dishonest
  13. (adj) unpleasantly stormy

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Usage(s):

  1. Gulbenkian himself seldom dirtied his hands with the actual pumping and selling of the oil.
  2. The patients lie weak and exhausted in their dirtied beds, their bandages filthy.
  3. The King boarded a trawler, dirtied his gloves fingering depth-charge apparatus and trawling gear.

News

  • On a Garden in Columbia Falls, a Classroom Sprouts Up

    COLUMBIA FALLS — Sherry Lewis-Peterson, dirtied up to her elbows and powdered in dust, dug her hands into the sundried soil. One by one, she cupped out handfuls until there was a small hole, a new home for a trellis and future grape vine. Lewis-Peterson spent the morning planting under the summer sun, surrounded by plots of budding farmland and her son, Hunter, and daughter, Olivia, who both ...
    on July 22, 2013     Source: Flathead Beacon

Quotes

  1. "The Republican brand is fairly dirtied up," McNerney said.
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Jerry McNerney Source: abc7news.com

  2. "Innocent hands," Benedict said, "are not used for acts of violence; they are not dirtied by corruption or bribes. And a heart is pure," he added, "when it is not stained by lies and hypocrisy."
    on Apr 1, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Chosun Ilbo

  3. Millar commented last week: "It's sad. The whole reputation of Cofidis has been dirtied and it's not even a Cofidis affair. It's all because of one isolated case within the team. It's a Madejak affair, not a team plot."
    on Jan 18, 2004 By: David Millar Source: ABC Online

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