HyperDic: dirt

English > 5 senses of the word dirt:
NOUNsubstancedirt, soilthe part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
statedirt, filth, grime, soil, stain, grease, grungethe state of being covered with unclean things
substancedirt, crap, shit, shite, poop, turdobscene / obscene terms for feces
communicationdirt, scandal, malicious gossipdisgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
ADJECTIVEalldirt, ungraded(of roads) not leveled or drained
dirt > pronunciation
RhymesAlbert ... yogurt: 70 rhymes with ert...
English > dirt: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of roads) not leveled or drained; unsuitable for all year travel.
Broaderunimprovednot made more desirable or valuable or profitable
English > dirt: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock.
NarrowerIndian redA red soil containing ferric oxide
alluvial soilA fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds
bog soilpoorly drained soils on top of peat and under marsh or swamp vegetation
boleA soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)
caliche, hardpancrust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions
clayA very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
clunchhardened clay
desert soil, desertic soilA type of soil that develops in arid climates
fuller's earthAn absorbent soil resembling clay
gilgai soilsoil in the melon holes of Australia
gumbo, gumbo soilAny of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
humuspartially decomposed organic matter
indurated clayhardened clay
lateriteA red soil produced by rock decay
loamA rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials
loessA fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind
marlA loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite
mold, mouldLoose soil rich in organic matter
mud, claywater soaked soil
podzol, podzol soil, podsol, podsol soil, podsolic soilA soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation
prairie soilA type of soil occurring under grasses in temperate climates
regosolA type of soil consisting of unconsolidated material from freshly deposited alluvium or sand
residual soil, residual clayThe soil that is remaining after the soluble elements have been dissolved
sandA loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
sedimentary clayclay soil formed by sedimentary deposits
siltmud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
subsoil, undersoilThe layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock
till, boulder clayunstratified soil deposited by a glacier
topsoil, surface soilThe layer of soil on the surface
tundra soilA black mucky soil with a frozen subsoil that is characteristic of Arctic and subarctic regions
wiesenbodenA dark meadow soil rich in organic material
Broaderearth, groundThe loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
Spanishsuelo, tierra
Catalansòl, terra
English > dirt: 5 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being covered with unclean things.
Synonymsfilth, grime, soil, stain, grease, grunge
Broaderdirtiness, uncleannessThe state of being unsanitary
Spanishgrasa, grunge, inmundicia, mugre, mugriento, porquería, suciedad
Catalanbrutícia, grunge, immundícia, porqueria, ronya, sutja
Adjectivesdirtysoiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
dirtyspreading pollution or contamination
English > dirt: 5 senses > noun 3, substance
Meaningobscene / obscene terms for feces.
Synonymscrap, shit, shite, poop, turd
Broaderfecal matter, faecal matter, feces, faeces, BM, stool, ordure, dejectionSolid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
Usage ofobscenity, smut, vulgarism, filth, dirty wordAn offensive or indecent word or phrase
Spanishbojote, caca, cagarria, cerote, mierda, mojón, ñorda, turd, zurullo
Catalancaca, cagarro, merda, tifa
English > dirt: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningdisgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people.
Synonymsscandal, malicious gossip
Broadergossip, comment, scuttlebuttA report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
Spanishcomentarios malintencionados, habladurías
Catalancomentaris maliciosos, xafarderies

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