Definición de filthy en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈfɪlθi/

adjetivo (filthier, filthiest)

1Disgustingly dirty: a filthy hospital with no sanitation
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  • Maybe the bathrooms are even more disgustingly filthy, though.
  • But my major concern is the health service, the fact that hospitals are filthy.
  • Last Monday, after a west wind, the sea was 13° and filthy dirty.
dirty, mucky, grimy, muddy, murky, slimy, unclean;
foul, squalid, sordid, shabby, sleazy, nasty, soiled, sullied, scummy;
polluted, contaminated, unhygienic, unsanitary;
rotten, defiled, decaying, putrid, putrefied, smelly, fetid, faecal
informal cruddy, grungy, yucky
British informal grotty
Northern Irish informal bogging
literary befouled, besmirched, begrimed
rare feculent
unwashed, unclean, dirty, grimy, dirt-encrusted, smeared, smeary, grubby, muddy, mucky, black, blackened, begrimed, stained, unkempt
1.1Obscene and offensive: filthy language
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  • The explicit, filthy language of sexual situations coming out of their mouths was shocking.
  • Her mother was screaming filthy obscenities and it was wrong of her to do that.
  • ‘They spit, swear and use the most filthy language,’ he said.
obscene, indecent, dirty, smutty, rude, improper, corrupt, coarse, bawdy, unrefined, indelicate, vulgar, lewd, racy, raw, off colour, earthy, ribald, risqué, licentious, ‘adult’;
vile, depraved, foul, impure, offensive, prurient, salacious, pornographic, explicit, foul-mouthed
informal blue, raunchy, near the knuckle/bone, nudge-nudge, porn, porno, X-rated
1.2British informal (Of weather) very unpleasant: it looked like being a filthy night
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  • In contrast, the weather was filthy, however, and the driving rain was no aid to good kicking, particularly as Eden were without regular goal-kicker Rick Heron.
  • Earlier, an MCA spokesman said: ‘The weather is filthy and anything we do is likely to be dictated by the weather.’
  • They face it every week, pitting themselves against tortuous terrain and filthy weather, recovering the fells' casualties without pay or team funding.
1.3 informal Angry and bad-tempered: he arrived at the meeting half an hour late and in a filthy temper
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  • And like your mother, you're beautiful, but you have a filthy temper.
  • Then again, it's got nothing to do with the gods when you've got a filthy temper, and that I certainly have.
  • On the morning of my last day at home, my father came bursting into my room in a particularly filthy temper.
bad, foul, unpleasant, bad-tempered, ill-tempered, irritable, grumpy, grouchy, cantankerous, curmudgeonly, aggressive, cross, fractious, peevish, short-tempered, hot-tempered, quick-tempered
informal snappish, snappy, chippy, on a short fuse, short-fused
British informal shirty, stroppy, narky, ratty
North American informal cranky, ornery, peckish, soreheaded
informal, dated waxy, miffy
1.4 informal Contemptible (used for emphasis): you filthy liar
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  • An all-encompassing disgust with the whole filthy business is a way to claim your good-citizenship merit badge without earning it.
  • One night, he begins to write down how he feels about the ‘intricate, filthy, disgusting maze’ he concocted to snare her.
  • Normal people say I'm to young, much to young, that it's filthy and disgusting, but I know they think I deserve it deep down.
despicable, contemptible, nasty, low, base, mean, vile, disgusting, unpleasant, obnoxious, wretched, shabby, sordid
informal dirty, dirty rotten, low-down, no-good, beastly, lousy


[as submodifier] informal
To an extreme extent: he has become filthy rich
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  • That makes it all the more depressing, for one would have hoped that someone who came up the hard way would know that the filthy rich don't deserve special favors.
  • If it wasn't for the fact that he's filthy rich, and can afford paid staff, I suspect he himself might find it difficult to find a job in this high-tech world.
  • They've found many new and innovative ways to become filthy rich with very little work, but they don't keep it to themselves.
very, extremely, tremendously, immensely, vastly, hugely, remarkably;
disgustingly, excessively, exceedingly, abominably, revoltingly
informal stinking, terrifically, awfully, terribly, madly, seriously, mega, ultra, damn, damned, too … for words



Pronunciación: /ˈfɪlθɪli/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Do you all talk that filthily at your company?
  • He ends up with some of his fellow trainees, secretly filmed, being filthily racist in their language, their fantasies and their behaviour.
  • Don't sulk and get in a filthily bad temper unless you've got an audience to notice this change in mood, and at least one person who will bravely ask you what's wrong.


Pronunciación: /ˈfɪlθɪnəs/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Those statements have, in every case, been allegations of fact - illness, madness, filthiness or defilement.
  • The dirt and the filthiness of the city and its open drains nauseate her.
  • You could smell his filthiness a long way away.

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