dirty pool


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dirty pool

n. Slang
Unjust or dishonest conduct.

[From pool.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dirty pool - conduct that is unfair or unethical or unsportsmanlike
behavior, conduct, doings, behaviour - manner of acting or controlling yourself
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All this naked white human flesh, laughing and shrieking, floundered about in that dirty pool like carp stuffed into a watering can, and the suggestion of merriment in that floundering mass rendered it specially pathetic.
No room here for all the sordidness, meanness, and viciousness that filled the dirty pool of city existence.
DIRTY Pool in Andersonstown contaminated by excrement IRRITANT Too much chlorine was used at the Shankill
Brokenelevators, mouldy air-conditioning, a dirty pool and sky-high chiller fees -- just some of the woes of Dubai tenants after they hand over huge rent cheques.
But the tragedy is that the Pakistani Muslims have remained virtually disunited bathing in the dirty pool of politics decorated with slogans of sorts, feeding the masses on false promises.
There have been a string of complaints on Tripadvisor about broken and rusty toilets, leaking showers, soiled and "totally worn" carpets, peeling paint, dirty bedsheets and curtains, a lack of hot water, a dirty pool, faulty air conditioning, broken TVs and "incredibly slow and erratic" internet access.
Rugby was represented by singers such as Hollie Aires and James Herring, both recognised as emerging stars, plus bands Me and My Shadow, Liquid Insanity, Dirty Pool, Paper Street Soap Company, Nurse Roberts, Stonefire and White Men Can't Funk.
No, better to dabble in a dirty pool - even though the blaze of publicity is losing its flare in balanced media reporting, no longer a scoop but a dupe.
The airline is playing dirty pool with our members by threatening them for taking lawful industrial action," ALAEA Federal Secretary Steve Purvinas said.
The report cited improper storage of food, pests and dirty pool areas, among other infractions.