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Meaning: obscene, pornographic

For example:

  • Randy was very embarrassed when his mother found the dirty magazines he kept under his mattress.

  • People used to get dirty movies and magazines from adult shops or from mail-order companies, but now everyone sees the same stuff online.

Note: used in many collocations, such as dirty old man, dirty joke, dirty mind, and so on.

Quick Quiz:

If someone has a "dirty mind", or has "dirty thoughts", it means they often think about
  1. cleanliness
  2. gardening
  3. sex

Discuss: dirty

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