Filthiest



[fil-thee] /ˈfɪl θi/

adjective, filthier, filthiest.
1.
foul with, characterized by, or having the nature of ; disgustingly or completely dirty.
2.
vile; vulgar; obscene:
filthy language.
3.
contemptibly offensive, vile, or objectionable:
to treat one’s friends in a filthy manner.
4.
(of money) abundantly supplied (often followed by with):
They’re filthy with money.
verb (used with object), filthied, filthying.
5.
to make filthy; foul.
Idioms
6.
filthy rich, outrageously wealthy; very rich.
/ˈfɪlθɪ/
adjective filthier, filthiest
1.
characterized by or full of filth; very dirty or obscene
2.
offensive or vicious: that was a filthy trick to play
3.
(informal, mainly Brit) extremely unpleasant: filthy weather
adverb
4.
extremely; disgustingly: filthy rich
adj.

late 12c., fulthe, “corrupt, sinful,” from filth + -y (2). Meaning “physically unclean” is from late 14c. Meaning “morally dirty, obscene” is from 1530s.

In early use often hardly more emphatic than the mod. dirty; it is now a violent expression of disgust, seldom employed in polite colloquial speech. [OED]

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