down and dirty

adjective or adverb

Definition of down and dirty

  1. 1 :  unvarnished the down and dirty truth

  2. 2 :  made or done hastily :  not revised or polished a down and dirty solution

  3. 3 :  marked by or given to fierce often unscrupulous competition down and dirty campaigning

  4. 4 :  bawdy down and dirty sexuality

  5. 5 :  seedy a down and dirty neighborhood

  6. 6 :  relating to or involved with what is crudely basic and practical down and dirty details

1959

First Known Use of down and dirty

1959



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