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Definition 1: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where soiled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dirty unswept sidewalks
  • a child in dirty overalls
  • dirty slums
  • piles of dirty dishes
  • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
  • wore an unclean shirt
  • mining is a dirty job
  • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

Synonyms for soiled in the sense of this definition

(soiled is similar to ...) infested with lice

"burned their lousy clothes"

(soiled is similar to ...) not cleaned with or as if with soap and water

"a sink full of unwashed dishes"

(soiled is similar to ...) spotted or blotched

(soiled is similar to ...) dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck

"muddy boots" "a mucky stable"

(soiled is similar to ...) dirty and infested with rats

(soiled is similar to ...) covered with scum

"the scummy surface of the polluted pond"

(soiled is similar to ...) smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination

"oil-smeared work clothes" "hostile faces smirched by the grime and rust" "ink-smudged fingers"

(soiled is similar to ...) dirty with nasal discharge

"a snotty nose" "a house full of snot-nosed kids"

(soiled is similar to ...) covered with or as if with soot

"a sooty chimney"

(soiled is similar to ...) soiled from travel

"travel-soiled clothes"

(soiled is similar to ...) habitually unclean

(soiled is similar to ...) smeared or soiled with grease or oil

"greasy coveralls" "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"

(soiled is similar to ...) foul and run-down and repulsive

"a flyblown bar on the edge of town" "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town" "squalid living conditions" "sordid shantytowns"

(soiled is similar to ...) extremely filthy from long neglect

(soiled is similar to ...) limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud

"the beggar's bedraggled clothes" "scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts"

(soiled is similar to ...) made dirty or foul

"a building befouled with soot" "breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot"

(soiled is similar to ...) thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

"a miner's begrimed face" "dingy linen" "grimy hands" "grubby little fingers" "a grungy kitchen"

(soiled is similar to ...) soiled with dirt or soot

"with feet black from playing outdoors" "his shirt was black within an hour"

(soiled is similar to ...) infested with bugs

(soiled is similar to ...) covered with cobwebs

(soiled is similar to ...) having a dirty face

"a crowd of dirty-faced ragamuffins surrounded him"

(soiled is similar to ...) foul with waste matter

(soiled is similar to ...) disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter

"as filthy as a pigsty" "a foul pond" "a nasty pigsty of a room"

(soiled is similar to ...) not having been swept

"unswept floors"

(means also ...) not neat and tidy

"careless and untidy in her personal habits" "an untidy living room" "untidy and casual about money"

(... are attributes of soiled) the state of being clean; without dirt or other impurities

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