dirt·bag | \ˈdərt-ˌbag \

Definition of dirtbag 


: a dirty, unkempt, or contemptible person

Examples of dirtbag in a Sentence

forgetting my birthday was the final straw—I had to dump the dirtbag

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All Comments 3 Captain Covfefe F52 Ace - Retired 36 minutes ago Typical liar GOP dirtbag. Washington Post, "Arizona lawmaker apologizes after video shows 140 mph brag," 12 July 2018 Dirtbike gear for fashion dirtbags seems to have firmly arrived. Liz Raiss, GQ, "2 Chainz, Who Never Met a Trend He Didn't Like, Revs Up Motocross Style," 22 May 2018 The park has cozy lakeside cabins on-site, while dirtbag purists can stay at the 138-acre campground. The Editors, Outside Online, "The 25 Trips You Need to Take This Year," 20 Mar. 2018 Everyone looks like a dirtbag just by virtue of being so stifled in polyester. Will Nevin, OregonLive.com, "Interview | Late nights, a little panic and 'boobs': The birth and development of February's 'Twisted Romance'," 26 Jan. 2018 The dirtbag former Mets and Phillies player (and terrible financier) then proceeded to spend the rest of the evening tweeting incessantly skeezy stuff at Dunham. Gabriella Paiella And Jessica Roy, The Cut, "This Week in Drama: Hillary Clinton, Lenny Dykstra, and the Poo Date," 8 Sep. 2017 The show also boasts a strong cast, including a dirtbag Brett Gelman and a comically villainesque Olivia Colman. Yohana Desta, HWD, "Fleabag, One of the Best Shows of 2016, Will Return . . . in Two Years," 25 Aug. 2017 The show revolves around a group of imbecilic dirtbags, each one more inept than the next. Yohana Desta, HWD, "Veep Wins Best-Comedy Emmy in a Year Where Life Imitates Art," 17 Sep. 2017 Lenny Dykstra is a former baseball player known for going to prison for bankruptcy fraud and his propensity for being a general dirtbag. Gabriella Paiella, The Cut, "Lenny Dykstra Spent Last Night Tweeting at Lena Dunham," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of dirtbag

circa 1967, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of dirtbag

: a very bad and unpleasant person

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