This page is about the slang term dirty


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.

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

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey