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English adjective: dirt

1. dirt (of roads) not leveled or drained; unsuitable for all year travel


Synonymsungraded


Similarunimproved


Antonymsimproved


English noun: dirt

1. dirt (substance) the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock


Synonymssoil


Broader (hypernym)earth, ground


Narrower (hyponym)alluvial soil, bog soil, bole, boulder clay, caliche, clay, clay, clunch, desert soil, desertic soil, fuller's earth, gilgai soil, gumbo, gumbo soil, hardpan, humus, Indian red, indurated clay, laterite, loam, loess, marl, mold, mould, mud, podsol, podsol soil, podsolic soil, podzol, podzol soil, prairie soil, regosol, residual clay, residual soil, sand, sedimentary clay, silt, subsoil, surface soil, till, topsoil, tundra soil, undersoil, wiesenboden

2. dirt (state) the state of being covered with unclean things


Synonymsfilth, grease, grime, grunge, soil, stain


Broader (hypernym)dirtiness, uncleanness

3. dirt (substance) obscene terms for feces


Synonymscrap, poop, shit, shite, turd


Broader (hypernym)BM, dejection, faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, stool


Domain usagedirty word, filth, obscenity, smut, vulgarism

4. dirt (communication) disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people


Synonymsmalicious gossip, scandal


Broader (hypernym)comment, gossip, scuttlebutt









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