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adj. filth·i·er, filth·i·est
1. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty. See Synonyms at dirty.
2. Obscene or offensive: a filthy magazine; filthy language.
3. Vile; nasty: a filthy traitor.

filth′i·ly adv.
filth′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.filthily - in a filthy unclean manner; "a dirtily dressed camel driver"
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I waded through with some difficulty, and one of the footmen wiped me as clean as he could with his handkerchief, for I was filthily bemired; and my nurse confined me to my box, till we returned home; where the queen was soon informed of what had passed, and the footmen spread it about the court: so that all the mirth for some days was at my expense.
Pickwick had been eyeing the room, which was filthily dirty, and smelt intolerably close.
The hosts are most ungracious and disagreeable in their manners; their houses and their persons are often filthily dirty; the want of the accommodation of forks, knives, and spoons is common; and I am sure no cottage or hovel in England could be found in a state so utterly destitute of every comfort.
By CHEGE MBITIRUOne function humans have filthily and efficiently done is pollute the Earth.
Anytime Now Trainer: Gordon Elliott 2nd in a 2m bumper at Kilbeggan on June 26 In the final race before the short midsummer jumps break, at the end of a filthily wet evening, this gelding by Beneficial ran easily the most eyecatching race of the night.
FazlulHuq, Suhrawardy wrote to Jinnah on 20th February 1947, was about his nefarious business and held student meetings in which he abused Suhrawardy filthily.
Perhaps the producers were seizing on the young actor's brilliant voice, which would go on to filthily embody Al Swearengen in "Deadwood.
That's right, Marimar's beau may be rich and handsome-but filthily so
In Seth MacFarlane's filthily funny sequel nothing is off limits with the emphasis firmly on body fluids, grade A political incorrectness and, I kid you not, even a send-up of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.