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Slang

dirty

This page is about the slang term dirty

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

a. cleanliness

b. gardening

c. sex

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Contributor: Matt Errey