There are 3 translations of dirty in Spanish:

dirty1

Pronunciation: /ˈdɜːrti; ˈdɜːti/

adj (-tier, -tiest)

  • 1 1.1 (soiled) sucio; (stained) manchado my hands are dirty tengo las manos sucias a dirty mark una mancha to get dirty ensuciarse the floor is dirty el suelo está sucio the kitchen was disgustingly dirty la cocina estaba sucísima or hecha un asco he has very dirty habits es muy sucio, es muy guarro (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] don't touch that, it's dirty [colloq: said to children] no toques eso, que está sucio, no toques eso ¡caca! [familiar/colloquial] to get one's hands dirty ensuciarse or mancharse las manos 1.2 (inclement) [colloquial/familiar] [weather/night] asqueroso [familiar/colloquial], de perros [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 2.1 (obscene) [story/book] cochino [familiar/colloquial], guarro (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]; [leer/grin] lascivo; [joke] verde or (Méx) colorado; [magazine] porno (adj inv) to have a dirty mind tener* una mente de cloaca you've got a really dirty laugh! te ríes como un viejo verde 2.2 (shameful) [job/work] sucio; [secret] vergonzoso dirty money dinero (m) sucio or negro to do sb's dirty work hacerle* el trabajo sucio a algn 2.3 (despicable) [colloquial/familiar] he's a dirty bastard [vulgar] es un hijo de puta [vulgar] he played a dirty trick on me me jugó una mala pasada, me hizo una jugarreta, me hizo una guarrada (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to do the dirty on sb (BrE) jugarle* una mala pasada a algn it's a dirty shame (AmE) ¡qué mala pata! [familiar/colloquial] 2.4 (unfair) [tactics] sucio he's a dirty player juega sucio dirty war guerra (f) sucia
  • 3 (angry, accusing) a dirty look una mirada asesina

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There are 3 translations of dirty in Spanish:

dirty2

vt (dirties, dirtying, dirtied)

  • 1.1 (soil) ensuciar to dirty one's hands/clothes ensuciarse las manos/la ropa
    More 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.
    1.2 (besmirch) [reputation/record] manchar

vi (dirties, dirtying, dirtied)

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of dirty in Spanish:

dirty3

adv

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1 1.1 (unfairly) [fight/play] sucio 1.2 (indecently) to talk dirty decir* cochinadas or (Esp tb) guarradas [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 (BrE) [slang/argot] (as intensifier) dirty great tremendo

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.