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Definition 1: disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for dirt in the sense of this definition

(dirt is a kind of ...) a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people

"the divorce caused much gossip"

Definition 2: the state of being covered with unclean things - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for dirt in the sense of this definition

(dirt is a kind of ...) the state of being unsanitary

Definition 3: the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for dirt in the sense of this definition

(dirt is a kind of ...) the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface

"they dug into the earth outside the church"

(... is a kind of dirt ) a loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite; used as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime

(... is a kind of dirt ) a red soil produced by rock decay; contains insoluble deposits of ferric and aluminum oxides

(... is a kind of dirt ) a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials

(... is a kind of dirt ) a fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind

(... is a kind of dirt ) loose soil rich in organic matter

(... is a kind of dirt ) water soaked soil; soft wet earth

(... is a kind of dirt ) a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)

(... is a kind of dirt ) a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer

(... is a kind of dirt ) a type of soil occurring under grasses in temperate climates

(... is a kind of dirt ) a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral

(... is a kind of dirt ) clay soil formed by sedimentary deposits

(... is a kind of dirt ) mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake

(... is a kind of dirt ) unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together

(... is a kind of dirt ) a black mucky soil with a frozen subsoil that is characteristic of Arctic and subarctic regions

(... is a kind of dirt ) a red soil containing ferric oxide; often used as a pigment

(... is a kind of dirt ) hardened clay

(... is a kind of dirt ) partially decomposed organic matter; the organic component of soil

(... is a kind of dirt ) a type of soil consisting of unconsolidated material from freshly deposited alluvium or sand

(... is a kind of dirt ) the soil that is remaining after the soluble elements have been dissolved

(... is a kind of dirt ) the layer of soil on the surface

(... is a kind of dirt ) the layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock

(... is a kind of dirt ) a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds

(... is a kind of dirt ) poorly drained soils on top of peat and under marsh or swamp vegetation

(... is a kind of dirt ) a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

(... is a kind of dirt ) hardened clay

(... is a kind of dirt ) a type of soil that develops in arid climates

(... is a kind of dirt ) crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions

(... is a kind of dirt ) an absorbent soil resembling clay; used in fulling (shrinking and thickening) woolen cloth and as an adsorbent

(... is a kind of dirt ) soil in the melon holes of Australia

(... is a kind of dirt ) any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water

(... is a kind of dirt ) a dark meadow soil rich in organic material; developed through poor drainage in humid grassy or sedge regions

Definition 4: obscene terms for feces - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for dirt in the sense of this definition

(dirt is a kind of ...) solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

(dirt is used in the usage domain ...) an offensive or indecent word or phrase

Definition 5: (of roads) not leveled or drained; unsuitable for all year travel - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for dirt in the sense of this definition

(dirt is similar to ...) not made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially not made ready for use or marketing

"taxes on unimproved land are low" "unimproved dirt roads"

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