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filth

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noun \ˈfilth\

Simple Definition of filth

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

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of filth

  1. 1 :  foul or putrid matter; especially :  loathsome dirt or refuse

  2. 2 a :  moral corruption or defilement b :  something that tends to corrupt or defile

Examples of filth in a sentence

  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


FILTH Defined for Kids

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noun \ˈfilth\

Definition of filth for Students

  1. :  disgusting dirt





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