Definition of 'dirt'
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Iceman and I find a dirt road and make a leisurely descent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In some places it's a motorway, in others a dirt track. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Wipe away any excess with a tissue to remove dirt, grime and bacteria, then allow to dry naturally. The Sun (2016)A four-wheel drive vehicle is not needed unless planning to go off-road on dirt tracks used by the forestry department. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The system was that having been sentenced to penal servitude, prisoners had to dig the dirt, make and bake the bricks and build their own cells. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Tunnel through layers of stone and dirt to discover gold. The Sun (2008)This room was filthy with litter and dirt on the floor and smears all over the mirror. The Sun (2007)We climbed the dirt track up to the church. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)Why does this man want to dig up old dirt? The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Wipe the mushrooms to remove dirt then cut into quarters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So busy bouncing that they have trouble picking up dust and dirt. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You only get dirt when your nails are short. The Sun (2013)Then vacuum and watch the dirt and stains lift out. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All of it had been on dirt roads. Travels with Rosinante (1990)The others cram on to the benches or on to the dirt floor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many inland properties can be reached only by bumpy dirt tracks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The no campaign are rather more imaginative at digging the dirt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Wipe the mushrooms to remove any dirt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It can come from getting dirt in your eye and rubbing it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That's dirt free and dirt cheap. The Sun (2015)Repeat until you've removed as much loose dirt as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was dirt cheap, as opposed to flashy. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)The hard dirt road becomes sand, sending 4x4s slipping one way then the other. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'dirt'
British English: dirt /dɜːt/ NOUN
If there is dirt on something, there is dust, mud, or a stain on it.
I started to scrub off the dirt.
- American English: dirt
- Arabic: قَذَارَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: sujeira
- Chinese: 污物
- Croatian: prljavština
- Czech: špína
- Danish: snavs
- Dutch: vuil
- European Spanish: suciedad
- Finnish: lika
- French: saleté
- German: Schmutz
- Greek: βρομιά
- Italian: sporcizia
- Japanese: 汚れ
- Korean: 더러움
- Norwegian: møkk
- Polish: brud
- European Portuguese: sujidade
- Romanian: murdărie
- Russian: грязь
- Spanish: suciedad
- Swedish: smuts
- Thai: สิ่งสกปรก
- Turkish: kir
- Ukrainian: бруд
- Vietnamese: chất bẩn
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