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filth

 (fĭlth)
n.
1.
a. Foul or dirty matter.
b. Disgusting garbage or refuse.
2. A dirty or corrupt condition; foulness.
3. Something, such as language or printed matter, considered obscene, prurient, or immoral.

[Middle English, from Old English fȳlth; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]

filth

(fɪlθ)
n
1. foul or disgusting dirt; refuse
2. extreme physical or moral uncleanliness; pollution
3. vulgarity or obscenity, as in language
4. the filth derogatory slang the police
[Old English fӯlth; related to Old Saxon, Old High German fūlitha; see foul, defile]

filth

(fɪlθ)

n.
1. offensive or disgusting dirt or refuse.
2. foul condition.
3. moral impurity, corruption, or obscenity.
4. vulgar or obscene language or thought.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English fȳlth. See foul, -th1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.filth - any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
2.filth - the state of being covered with unclean thingsfilth - the state of being covered with unclean things
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary
3.filth - a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refusefilth - a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
unsanitariness - a state that is not conducive to health
4.filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
cock, pecker, peter, dick, putz, prick, tool, shaft - obscene terms for penis
dogshit, horseshit, Irish bull, bullshit, crap, shit, bull - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
chickenshit - a false statement that is considered to indicate timidity or fear
bawdry, bawdy - lewd or obscene talk or writing; "it was smoking-room bawdry"; "they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy"
scatology - a preoccupation with obscenity (especially that dealing with excrement or excretory functions)
profanity - vulgar or irreverent speech or action
dickhead, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, asshole, bastard, son of a bitch, whoreson, cocksucker, SOB, shit - insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
peeing, pissing, pee, piss - informal terms for urination; "he took a pee"
bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, sweet Fanny Adams - little or nothing at all; "I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all"; "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"
poop, shit, shite, turd, crap, dirt - obscene terms for feces

filth

noun
1. dirt, refuse, pollution, muck, shit (taboo slang), crap (taboo slang), garbage, sewage, contamination, dung, sludge, squalor, grime, faeces, slime, excrement, nastiness, carrion, excreta, crud (slang), foulness, putrefaction, ordure, defilement, kak (S. African taboo slang), grot (slang), filthiness, uncleanness, putrescence, foul matter tons of filth and sewage
2. obscenity, corruption, pornography, indecency, impurity, vulgarity, smut, vileness, dirty-mindedness The dialogue was all filth and innuendo.

filth

noun
1. Foul or dirty matter:
Slang: crud.
2. The condition or state of being dirty:
3. Something that is offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunch.
Translations
قَذارَه
špína
møgsnavs
óhreinindi; óòverri
purvinas
mēslinetīrumi
umazanija

filth

[fɪlθ] N
1. (lit) (= dirt) → suciedad f, mugre f; (= excrement) → heces fpl
2. (fig)
2.1. (= people) → basura f
those people are nothing but filthesa gente no es más que basura
2.2. (= bad language) → groserías fpl, obscenidades fpl
I've never read such filthjamás he leído groserías or obscenidades semejantes
3. (= police) the filthla policía, la pasma (Sp) , la bofia (Sp) , la cana (S. Cone)

filth

[ˈfɪlθ] n
(= dirt) → saleté f
(= indecent material) → obscénités fpl

filth

n (lit)Schmutz m, → Dreck m; (fig)Schweinerei f (inf), → Sauerei f (inf); (= people)Dreckspack nt (inf), → (Lumpen)gesindel nt; the filth (pej sl: = police) → die Bullen pl (sl); all the filth they wrote about him in the papersall der Unflat, der über ihn in der Zeitung geschrieben wurde; less of your filth!nicht so viele Schweinereien, bitte!; she screamed filth down the phonesie rief Schweinereien ins Telefon (inf)

filth

[fɪlθ] nsudiciume m, sporcizia (fig) → oscenità
it's just sheer filth → non è altro che una porcheria

filth

(filθ) noun
anything very dirty or foul. Look at that filth on your boots!
ˈfilthy adjective
1. very dirty. The whole house is absolutely filthy.
2. obscene. a filthy story.
References in classic literature ?
Goaded by their taunts, their loud, shrill cries, and cruel laughter,--insulted by the filth of the public ways, which they would fling upon him, --or, as it might well be, distracted by the mere strangeness of his situation, though nobody should afflict him with so much as a thoughtless word,--what wonder if Clifford were to break into some wild extravagance which was certain to be interpreted as lunacy?
This was a fearful experience, with filth and bad food and cruelty and overwork; but Jurgis stood it and came out in fine trim, and with eighty rubles sewed up in his coat.
We live in filth, and grow loathsome, till we loathe ourselves
So, when the holidays ended, we staggered up from the filth of our wallowing, took a long breath, and marched to the field,--feeling, upon the whole, rather glad to go, from what our master had deceived us into a belief was freedom, back to the arms of slavery.
In this district, as in other districts remote from the wealthy quarters of the metropolis, the hideous London vagabond -- with the filth of the street outmatched in his speech, with the mud of the street outdirtied in his clothes -- lounges, lowering and brutal, at the street corner and the gin-shop door; the public disgrace of his country, the unheeded warning of social troubles that are yet to come.
Alleys and archways, like so many cesspools, disgorged their offences of smell, and dirt, and life, upon the straggling streets; and the whole quarter reeked with crime, with filth, and misery.
So, I came into Smithfield; and the shameful place, being all asmear with filth and fat and blood and foam, seemed to stick to me.
Only I stood still, covered, as I was with mire and filth, for I did not fear to stand in the presence of the king.
Why do you stare at that cursed canal, blindly dragging its load of filth from place to place until it pitches it into the sea--just as a crowded street pitches its load into the cemetery?
The projector of this cell was the most ancient student of the academy; his face and beard were of a pale yellow; his hands and clothes daubed over with filth.
But we do not notice them even when they throw nuts and filth on our heads.
The filth of their long beards made these men still more repulsive.