Synonyms and Antonyms of dirt
1 the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow dig into the dirt to a depth of about three inches Synonyms of dirt clod, earth, ground, mold, soil Words Related to dirt blackland, clay, gault [chiefly British], gley, guck (or gook), gumbo, kaolin, muck, mud; dust, gravel, sand; humus, loam, topsoil; alluvium, colluvium, detritus, loess, marl, sediment, shingle, silt; duff, mull; subsoil, substratum
2 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air at the first sound of gunfire we hit the dirt Synonyms of dirt earth, dust, ground, land, soil, terra firmaWords Related to dirt continent, landmass, zone; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula
3 foul matter that mars the purity or cleanliness of something there's some dirt on your shoes Synonyms of dirt crud, filth, grime, gunk, muck, smut, soilWords Related to dirt scum, sewage, sewerage, slime, sludge, swill; dross, dust [British], garbage, junk, litter, refuse, rubbish, scrap, trash, waste; crock [dialect], soot; dinginess, dirtiness, dustiness, filthiness, foulness, griminess, grubbiness, nastiness, squalidness, uncleanliness, uncleannessNear Antonyms of dirt cleanliness, cleanness
4 the quality or state of being obscene appalled by the dirt in the author's novels Synonyms of dirt bawdiness, blueness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, obscenity, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, foulness, grossness, impureness, impurity, indecency, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, profanity, raunch, raunchiness, ribaldry, smut, smuttiness, vulgarity, wantonnessWords Related to dirt broadness, earthiness, gaminess, raciness, saltiness, suggestiveness; immodesty, indecorousness, indelicacy, indelicateness, lowness, unbecomingness; lechery; depravedness, depravity, kinkiness, naughtiness, perverseness, perversion, perversity, pervertedness, wickedness; exceptionability, objectionableness, unacceptability, undesirability; reprehensibility, reprehensibleness; abusiveness, scurrilousness; atrociousness, atrocity, infamy, loathsomeness, offensiveness, repellency, repugnance, repulsiveness; distastefulness, obnoxiousness, unpleasantnessNear Antonyms of dirt priggery, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanism; correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, seemliness; appropriateness, fitness, suitability, suitableness; immaculateness, perfection, purity, spotlessness
5 solid matter discharged from an animal's alimentary canal tread carefully, as there's cow dirt all over the pasture Synonyms of dirt dropping, doo-doo, dung, excrement, excreta, feces, ordure, poop, scat, slops, soil, wasteWords Related to dirt night soil, stool; dunghill, guano, manure, midden, muck; spoor; sewage, sewerage; coprolite
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