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Definition of "soiling" [soiling]

  • Present participle of soil. (verb)
  • An act of making dirty. (noun)

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Use "soiling" in a sentence
  • "Even though the so-called soiling was infinitesimal, I could not recover from the shock of it, the feeling that what was happening to my body was a perversion."
  • "The "soiling" paint consists of very thin glue, called size, mixed with lampblack; on an emergency a raw potato may be cut in half, and the work to be soiled may be rubbed over with the cut surface of the potato."
  • "To his credit, however, it may be said, that, in the same book, he urged the system of "soiling" cattle, -- a system which even now needs its earnest expounders, and which would give full warrant for their loudest exhortation."