Translation of dirty in Spanish:
adjective -tier, -tiest
- 1 1.1 (soiled)(stained)my hands are dirty a dirty markto get dirtyuna manchathe floor is dirtyensuciarsethe kitchen was disgustingly dirtyel suelo está suciohe has very dirty habitsla cocina estaba sucísima or hecha un ascodon't touch that, it's dirtyes muy sucioes muy guarro (Spain) [colloquial]to get one's hands dirtyno toques eso, que está suciono toques eso ¡caca! [colloquial]1.2 (inclement) [colloquial]ensuciarse or mancharse las manos
- 2 2.1 (obscene)(leer/grin)(joke)verde or (Mexico) colorado(magazine)to have a dirty mindyou've got a really dirty laugh!tener una mente de cloaca2.2 (shameful)te ríes como un viejo verde(job/work)(secret)to do somebody's dirty work2.3 (despicable) [colloquial]he's a dirty bastard [vulgar]hacerle el trabajo sucio a alguienhe played a dirty trick on mees un hijo de puta [vulgar]to do the dirty on somebody (British English)me jugó una mala pasadame hizo una jugarretame hizo una guarrada (Spain) [colloquial]it's a dirty shame (American English)jugarle una mala pasada a alguien2.4 (unfair)¡qué mala pata! [colloquial](tactics)he's a dirty playerjuega sucio
transitive verb dirties, dirtying, dirtied
- 1.1 (soil) to dirty one's hands/clothes1.2 (besmirch)ensuciarse las manos/la ropa(reputation/record)Example sentences
- She accuses them of spoiling the sofa and dirtying the linen.
- Pillars turning into arches kept the roof from falling on those who passed through the halls and the floor that once upon a time was solid now a muddy slush dirties everything it touches.
- When baby dirties herself, clean her up right away.
- 1 1.1 (unfairly)(fight/play)1.2 (indecently) See examples: to talk dirtydecir cochinadas or (in Spain also) guarradas [colloquial]
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