dirtying dirtying


  • (n) the act of soiling something



  1. At first, he went to Sanjiaji to buy, dirtying his face and wearing ragged clothes to escape notice by undercover cops.
  2. My mind is too precise to go dirtying a blue or twisting a straight line.
  3. He aches to be President, and to win that prize must endure certain deferential, hand-dirtying things.


  • Attitude, effort already has Holt in elite company

    A ticket back to Pawtucket could arrive at any moment for Brock Holt, but watching the infielder play -- diving into the stands, sprinting to first base on routine grounders, working the count, dirtying the uniform -- it all looks similar to someone the Red Sox have seen before.
    on July 19, 2013     Source: Major League Baseball

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