dirty/mean/rotten trick

Definition of dirty/mean/rotten trick

  1. :  an unkind or unfair thing to do

Word by Word Definitions

dirtyplay
  1. :  not clean or pure

    :  likely to befoul or defile with a soiling substance (as mud, dust, or grime)

    :  contaminated with infecting organisms

  1. :  in a dirty (see 1dirty) manner: such as

    :  deceptively, underhandedly

    :  indecently

  1. :  to soil with a substance (as mud or grime) :  to make dirty (see 1dirty)

    :  to stain with dishonor :  sully

    :  to debase by distorting the real nature of

meanplay
  1. :  to have in the mind as a purpose :  intend

    :  to design for or destine to a specified purpose or future

    :  to serve or intend to convey, show, or indicate :  signify

  1. :  lacking distinction or eminence :  humble

    :  lacking in mental discrimination :  dull

    :  of poor, shabby, or inferior quality or status

  1. :  occupying a middle position :  intermediate in space, order, time, kind, or degree

    :  occupying a position about midway between extremes

    :  being the mean of a set of values :  average

  1. :  something intervening or intermediate

    :  a middle point between extremes

    :  a value that lies within a range of values and is computed according to a prescribed law: such as

rottenplay
  1. :  having rotted :  putrid

    :  morally corrupt

    :  extremely unpleasant or inferior

  1. :  to an extreme degree

trickplay
  1. :  a crafty procedure or practice meant to deceive or defraud

    :  a mischievous act :  prank

    :  an indiscreet or childish action

  1. :  to dress or adorn fancifully or ornately :  ornament

    :  to deceive by cunning or artifice :  cheat

  1. :  trig

    :  of or relating to or involving tricks or trickery

    :  skilled in or used for tricks


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