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dirty
British English: /ˈdəːti/
American English: /ˈdərdi/

Translation of dirty in Italian:

adjective

  • 1 (messy, soiled)
    (face, clothing, dish, carpet, mark, nappy, car, street, beach, work, job)
    sporco
    to get dirty
    sporcarsi
    to get o make something dirty
    sporcare qualcosa
    to get one's hands dirty [figurative]
    sporcarsi le mani
  • 2 (Medicine) (not sterile)
    (needle)
    già usato
    (wound)
    infetto
  • 5 [informal] (dishonest)
    (contest, election)
    truccato
    (fighter, player)
    scorretto, sleale
    (cheat, rascal, liar, lie)
    sporco
    you dirty rat! that was a dirty trick
    quello è stato un colpo basso, una bastardata
    it's a dirty business
    è un affare losco

adverb

[informal]
  • 3 (as intensifier)a dirty great dog
    un cane veramente grosso

transitive verb

  • sporcare, sporcarsi (carpet, nappy)
    to dirty one's hands doing [figurative]
    sporcarsi le mani facendo

Idioms

his name seems to be a dirty word around here

il suo nome sembra essere tabù da queste parti

to do the dirty on

[informal]
farla sporca a, tirare un colpo basso a

to give somebody a dirty look

[informal]
lanciare un'occhiataccia a qualcuno

to send somebody to do one's dirty work

[informal]
far fare a qualcuno il proprio lavoro sporco

do your own dirty work!

[informal]
fattelo tu questo lavoro di merda!

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