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Definition of "dirt" []

  • Earth or soil. (noun)
  • A filthy or soiling substance, such as mud or dust. (noun)
  • Excrement. (noun)
  • A squalid or filthy condition. (noun)
  • One that is mean, contemptible, or vile. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dirt" in a sentence
  • "More Sarah Palin dirt is coming out, as you can see in this Fox News video clip."
  • "INTC shares were back under $20 recently, which makes the name dirt cheap at current levels with a price to earnings ratio of just 8.8X and a forward PE of 7.8X or so."
  • "I love the idea of the marble pressed into the dirt is the bowl of sky we see elsewhere."