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filthy adj
1 disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room" [syn: foul, nasty]
2 vile; despicable; "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor" [syn: dirty, lousy]
3 thoroughly unpleasant; "filthy (or foul or nasty or vile) weather we're having" [syn: foul, nasty, vile]
4 characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes" [syn: foul, nasty, smutty] [also: filthiest, filthier]

User Contributed Dictionary




filth + -y


  1. Covered with filth; very dirty.
  2. Obscene or offensive.
  3. Very unpleasant or disagreeable.



Derived terms


covered with filth; very dirty
obscene or offensive


  • (obscene) 1987: “Filthy smirking Pat Robertson has come in second in the Iowa Republican caucuses.” -Final Diary, Michael Grumley

Extensive Definition

Filthy is a word used to describe something unclean, and in slang cases, obscene or unpleasant things.
Filthy may also refer to:

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