In this English lesson, we will learn some other words for “dirty”? Here’s a list of over 45 synonyms words you can use instead.
List of Other Words for Dirty
Some synonyms for “dirty” you should know.
Dirty Synonyms Examples
The signature was smudged and impossible to decipher.
Oil was spattered on the floor.
She was wearing a black and white spotted dress.
Don’t wipe your grubby hands on my clean towel!
Get your grungy feet off the table!
She could feel something icky on her fingers.
You’re no business-woman, Mrs. Sutherland, you’re lousy at it.
Don’t come in here with those mucky boots on.
This carpet’s filthy! It needs really good going-over.
Police say the rain’s making the roads greasy.
Her face was grimy, swollen from tears, and smeared with food.
I can’t find anything on this messy desk.
The ground was still very muddy.
The river was brown and murky after the storm.
Don’t buy that coat! It looks cheap and nasty.
The project’s aim is to clean up polluted land.
She didn’t recognize him in his sloppy everyday clothes.
Her fingers were stained yellow from years of smoking.
The garden looks very unkempt.
She was bedraggled when she came in out of the rain.
His clothes are begrimed with oil and dirt.
Their table manners perfectly reflect the slovenly appearance.
The service at that restaurant is crummy.
I saw young men with disheveled hair and shirts of all colors and hairy-legged youths wearing shorts.
It’s dusty. We must dust every day.
He wore a tarnished gold watch chain across his waistcoat.
He started to leave the room, tripping over a loose seam in the slatternly carpet.
Cholera is transmitted through contaminated water.
Her pretty summer dress was soiled where she had knelt on the pavement.
There was a coating of slime on the unwashed sink.
The kitchen surfaces were all smeared with grease.
The wall was smeared with letters and drawings.
Unhygienic food will cause illness.
It is unsanitary to eat without washing one’s hands.
Another Word for Dirty | Infographic
Useful Synonyms for Dirty