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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
dirty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not clean)sporco, sozzo, sudicio agg
 The boy's pants were dirty because he was playing on the ground.
 I pantaloni del bambino erano sporchi perché stava giocando per terra.
dirty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (obscene)sporco, volgare agg
 He liked to tell dirty jokes.
 Gli piaceva raccontare barzellette sporche.
dirty advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (unsportsmanlike)  (figurato, colloquiale)sporco avv
 Did you see what he did? He plays dirty.
 Hai visto cosa ha fatto? Gioca sporco.
 
Additional Translations
dirty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (colour: not clear)sporco agg
   (dirty white)grigiastro, grigetto agg
 It wasn't white, but more of a dirty white.
 Non era bianco, più che altro di un bianco sporco.
 Non era bianco, più un grigiastro.
dirty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (unpleasant)sporco, pesante agg
 The new employees have to do the dirty work.
 I nuovi impiegati devono fare il lavoro sporco.
dirty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (mean, insulting)arrabbiato, irritato agg
 She gave her son a dirty look and he stopped misbehaving.
 Ha lanciato a suo figlio un'occhiata irritata e lui ha smesso di comportarsi male.
dirty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (unsportsmanlike)sporco agg
 That was a dirty foul!
 È stato un fallo sporco!
dirty viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (make dirty)sporcarsi, insozzarsi, insudiciarsi v rif
 The water dirtied when he stepped in it.
 L'acqua si è sporcata quando ci è entrato.
dirty vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make dirty)sporcare, insozzare, insudiciare, inquinare vtr
 He dirtied the water by stepping in it.
 Ha sporcato l'acqua entrandoci.
dirty vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (baby: poop)sporcarsi v rif
  sporcare vtr
 Has the baby dirtied his pants again?
 Il bambino si è sporcato di nuovo le mutandine?
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
dirty blond
dirty blonde
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (woman with dark-blond hair)donna bionda scura nf
dirty blond nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (man's hair colour: dark blond)biondo scuro nm
dirty blond
dirty blonde
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (woman's hair colour: dark blond)biondo scuro nm
dirty blond
dirty-blond
dirty blonde
dirty blonde
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (woman or her hair: dark blond)biondo scuro agg
dirty blonde
dirty-blonde
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(woman: with dark-blonde hair)dai capelli biondo sporco
dirty hands nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." figurative (guilt)  (figurato)mani sporche nfpl
dirty hands nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." literal (hands which are not clean)mani da lavare
dirty joke nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vulgar piece of humour)barzelletta sporca
dirty laundry nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (linen and clothes to be washed)biancheria da lavare
dirty laundry nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (unsavoury private business)  (figurato)panni sporchi nmpl
dirty look nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (facial expression of resentment or indignation)occhiataccia nf
dirty money nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (money obtained by immoral means)soldi sporchi nmpl
 The gangsters used locally owned business to invest their dirty money.
 La mafia investe i soldi sporchi ottenuti dal traffico di droga in attività legali.
  denaro sporco nm
dirty movie nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (pornographic film)film porno nm
 The boys hid the dirty movie under the mattress so their mom wouldn't find it.
dirty old man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, pejorative (elderly, lecherous man)vecchio sporcaccione nm
dirty politics politica sporca
dirty story storia sporca
dirty talk parlare sporco
dirty trick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (unfair or unkind act)brutto scherzo nm
 He's a con-artist, so don't fall for any of his dirty tricks.
 Devo far controllare la bici, nell'ultima discesa i freni stavano per farmi un brutto scherzo..
  tiro mancino nm
 È un imbroglione, con lui c'è da temere sempre qualche tiro mancino.
dirty water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (water which is unclean)acqua sporca nf
 The students refused to drink the dirty water from the school water fountain.
 Non immergerti nel laghetto, non vedi che l'acqua è sporca?.
dirty word nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] unmentionable)parolaccia nf
 'European Union' is a dirty word in this household.
 For me "work" is a dirty word.
 Per me "lavoro" è una parolaccia!
  parola sconcia nf
 Per me "lavoro" è una parola sconcia.
dirty work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (unpleasant task)lavoro sporco nm
 He was sick and tired of doing all of her dirty work for her.
 Non è giusto: tu prendi gli accordi e poi tocca a me fare il lavoro sporco.
dirty work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (immoral or illegal action)affare sporco nm
 The mob boss hired goons to handle his dirty work.
 La malavita è specializzata in affari sporchi.
  lavoro sporco nm
dirty-blond
dirty blond
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(hair: dark blonde)biondo sporco agg
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
dirty-blond
dirty blond
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(person: with dark-blonde hair)dai capelli biondo sporco
dirty-blonde
dirty blonde
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(woman's hair: dark blonde)biondo sporco agg
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
dirty-blonde
dirty blonde
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(woman: with dark-blonde hair)dai capelli biondo sporco
do the dirty work v figurative, slang (perform a disagreeable task)fare il lavoro sporco
get dirty viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (become soiled)sporcarsi v rif
 Don't wear white shoes in the rain or they will get dirty.
 Non metterti le scarpe bianche quando piove o si sporcheranno.
get dirty viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (perform sexual acts)  (figurato, colloquiale)fare le porcherie vtr
 After the kids go to bed we can open a bottle of wine and get dirty!
give [sb] a dirty look v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (look resentfully at [sb])  (informale)dare un'occhiataccia a qlcn vtr
play dirty v informal, figurative (use unfair or dishonest tactics)giocare sporco
quick and dirty
quick-and-dirty
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal, figurative (rapidly or roughly improvised)sbrigativo, spicciolo agg
Nota: hyphens omitted when term is an adj after a noun
talk dirty viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (use lewd sexual language)dire porcherie, dire sconcezze, dire sconcerie
 I like it when you talk dirty to me.
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