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dirty player

This page is about the collocation dirty player

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a player who breaks the rules or tries to hurt other players

For example

  • Eric says he was clean and fair, but everyone knows he was a dirty player.

  • If Joey wasn't one of the dirtiest players in the league, he wouldn't keep getting sent off.

Quick Quiz

A "dirty player" is a player who often

a. plays unfairly

b. plays badly

c. plays while dirty

Contributor: Matt Errey