noun \ˈfilth\

: a large and very unpleasant amount of dirt : very dirty conditions

: something that is very offensive or disgusting and often is about sex

Full Definition of FILTH

:  foul or putrid matter; especially :  loathsome dirt or refuse
a :  moral corruption or defilement
b :  something that tends to corrupt or defile

Examples of FILTH

  1. He emerged from the cellar covered in filth.
  2. the filth of the slaughterhouse
  3. living in filth and squalor

Origin of FILTH

Middle English, from Old English fȳlth, from fūl foul
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with FILTH


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