Complete Definition of "dirt"

Image:Dirt.JPG|thumb|right|Dirt (soil).
English

Etymology
Probably from ON. drit âexcrementâ ( > Norwegian dritt, Icelandic dritr).

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/dÉËt/, SAMPA|/d3:t/
(General American|US) IPA|/dÉt/, SAMPA|/d3`t/
audio|en-us-dirt.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)t|-ÉË(r)t

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. soil|Soil or earth.
  2. A stain or spot (on clothes etc); any foreign substance that worsens appearance.
  3. Previously unknown negative facts (or invented "facts") about a person, gossip.

#: The reporter uncovered the dirt on the businessman by going undercover.

Derived terms
dirty

Translations

trans-top|soil or earth
Arabic: ARchar|تربة, ARchar|âأرض
Finnish: maa, multa, tomu
Hebrew: עפר ('afar) m
trans-mid
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|Ø®ÛÚµ|trxoll|scKUchar, t|ku|خاک|trxak|scKUchar
Spanish: tierra f
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trans-top|stain or spot (on clothes etc)
Arabic: ARchar|بÙعة
Czech: špína f
Finnish: lika, tahra
Hebrew: ××××× (likhlukh) m
trans-mid
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|ÚÚµÚ©|trçillk|scKUchar
Russian: гÑÑзÑ
Spanish: mugre f, suciedad f
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trans-top|previously unknown negative information
Finnish: törky
Hebrew: ××××× (likhlukh) m
trans-mid
Russian: гÑÑзÑ
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Translations to be checked

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ttbc|Chinese Characters: å¢ (gòu)
ttbc|French: sale, laver (to clean)
ttbc|Navajo: Åeezh, Åeeh (into dirt)

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