filthy

I
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. dirty, foul, squalid, nasty; see dirty 1 .
See Synonym Study at dirty .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. dirty mucky, grubby, muddy, scummy, polluted, gross, *sludgy, *crappy, *cruddy, grimy, nasty, slimy, foul, stinking, soiled, begrimed.
2. obscene indecent, nasty, pornographic, *smutty, *raunchy, lewd.
ANT.: 1. clean, spotless, fresh, sanitary. 2. decent, *squeaky-clean, pure, wholesome
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities: black, dirty, grimy, grubby, smutty, soiled, unclean, uncleanly. See CLEAN. 2. Heavily soiled; very dirty or unclean: foul, nasty, squalid, vile. See CLEAN. 3. Offensive to accepted standards of decency: barnyard, bawdy, broad, coarse, dirty, Fescennine, foul, gross, lewd, nasty, obscene, profane, ribald, scatologic, scatological, scurrilous, smutty, vulgar. Slang: raunchy. See DECENT. 4. So objectionable as to elicit despisal or deserve condemnation: abhorrent, abominable, antipathetic, contemptible, despicable, despisable, detestable, disgusting, foul, infamous, loathsome, lousy, low, mean2, nasty, nefarious, obnoxious, odious, repugnant, rotten, shabby, vile, wretched. See GOOD.

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  • Filthy — Filth y, a. [Compar. {Filthier}; superl. {Filthiest}.] Defiled with filth, whether material or moral; nasty; dirty; polluted; foul; impure; obscene. In the filthy mantled pool. Shak. [1913 Webster] He which is filthy let him be filthy still. Rev …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Filthy — is a word used to describe something unclean, and in slang cases, obscene or unpleasant things. And many people use this word to describe something awesome.Filthy may also refer to: * Filthy (film) (see Hayden Schlossberg, Jon Hurwitz). * The… …   Wikipedia

  • filthy — ► ADJECTIVE (filthier, filthiest) 1) disgustingly dirty. 2) obscene and offensive. 3) informal very unpleasant or disagreeable: filthy weather . ► ADVERB informal ▪ extremely: filthy rich. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • filthy — [adj1] dirty, polluted begrimed, black, blackened, cruddy*, crummy*, disheveled, fecal, feculent, foul, grimy*, gross*, grubby*, grungy*, impure, loathsome, miry, mucky*, muddy, nasty, obscene, offensive, putrid, repulsive, revolting, scummy,… …   New thesaurus

  • filthy — index objectionable, repulsive, salacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • filthy — (adj.) late 12c., fulthe, corrupt, sinful, from FILTH (Cf. filth) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Meaning physically unclean is from late 14c. Meaning morally dirty, obscene is from 1530s. In early use often hardly more emphatic than the mod. dirty; it is now a …   Etymology dictionary

  • filthy — *dirty, foul, squalid, nasty Analogous words: slovenly, unkempt, disheveled, sloppy, *slipshod: Offensive, loathsome, repulsive, revolting Antonyms: neat, spick and span Contrasted words: cleaned, cleansed (see CLEAN vb): Olean, cleanly: tidy,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • filthy — [fil′thē] adj. filthier, filthiest [ME filthi] 1. full of filth; disgustingly foul 2. grossly obscene 3. morally vicious or corrupt SYN. DIRTY filthily adv. filthiness n …   English World dictionary

  • filthy — filth|y1 S3 [ˈfılθi] adj comparative filthier superlative filthiest 1.) very dirty ▪ The house was filthy, with clothes and newspapers strewn everywhere. 2.) showing or describing sexual acts in a very rude or offensive way filthy… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • filthy — [[t]fɪ̱lθi[/t]] filthier, filthiest 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is filthy is very dirty indeed. He never washed, and always wore a filthy old jacket. Syn: grimy 2) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe something as filthy, you mean that you… …   English dictionary

  • filthy — I UK [ˈfɪlθɪ] / US adjective Word forms filthy : adjective filthy comparative filthier superlative filthiest * 1) very dirty 2) informal very offensive, usually because of dealing with sex in an unpleasant way filthy language 3) British informal… …   English dictionary

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