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dirt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dirt

  1. 1 the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow dig into the dirt to a depth of about three inches Synonyms clod, earth, ground, mold, soil Related Words 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. 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 earth, dust, ground, land, soil, terra firmaRelated Words continent, landmass, zone; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula

  3. 3 foul matter that mars the purity or cleanliness of something there's some dirt on your shoes Synonyms crud, filth, grime, gunk, muck, smut, soilRelated Words 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 cleanliness, cleanness

  4. 4 the quality or state of being obscene appalled by the dirt in the author's novels Synonyms bawdiness, blueness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, obscenity, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, foulness, grossness, impureness, impurity, indecency, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, profanity, raunch, raunchiness, ribaldry, smut, smuttiness, vulgarity, wantonnessRelated Words 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 priggery, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanism; correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, seemliness; appropriateness, fitness, suitability, suitableness; immaculateness, perfection, purity, spotlessness

  5. 5 solid matter discharged from an animal's alimentary canal tread carefully, as there's cow dirt all over the pasture Synonyms dropping, doo-doo, dung, excrement, excreta, feces, ordure, poop, scat, slops, soil, wasteRelated Words night soil, stool; dunghill, guano, manure, midden, muck; spoor; sewage, sewerage; coprolite



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