Quick answer
"Filthy" is an adjective which is often translated as "mugriento", and "dirty" is an adjective which is often translated as "sucio". Learn more about the difference between "filthy" and "dirty" below.
filthy(
fihl
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thi
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very dirty)
a. mugriento
The windows were filthy. They looked as if they hadn't been cleaned in years.Las ventanas estaban mugrientas. Parecía que no las hubieran limpiado en mucho tiempo.
b. asqueroso
Your hands are filthy! Go and wash them.¡Tus manos están asquerosas! Ve a lavarlas.
c. sucio
Take your filthy muddy boots off before you come in here.Quítate esas botas sucias de barro antes de entrar aquí.
d. mugroso
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
He'd been sleeping in the same clothes for weeks, and they were filthy.Llevaba semanas durmiendo con la misma ropa, y estaba mugrosa.
2. (obscene)
a. obsceno
His mother found a pile of filthy magazines under her teenage son's bed.La madre encontró un montón de revistas obscenas debajo de la cama de su hijo adolescente.
b. indecente
She would never read "Fifty Shades of Grey". She thinks it's filthy.Nunca leería "Cincuenta tonos de gris". Cree que es indecente.
c. verde (joke)
They loved to meet in the bar after the game and tell filthy jokes.Les encantaba reunirse en el bar después del partido y contar chistes verdes.
d. guarro
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
She has a filthy sense of humor. With her, everything is about sex.Tiene un sentido del humor guarro. Para ella, todo es sexo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(very unpleasant) (United Kingdom)
a. asqueroso
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(weather)
We've had some filthy weather lately - rain with high winds.Últimamente ha hecho un tiempo asqueroso: lluvia con vientos muy fuertes.
b. de perros
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(weather or temper)
The train was late and it was raining, so she arrived at the meeting in a filthy temper.El tren llegó tarde y estaba lloviendo, así que llegó a la reunión con un humor de perros.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(extremely)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He's always filthy dirty after playing soccer.Siempre llega hecho un asco después de jugar al fútbol.
Her parents are filthy rich. They have a house and a boat on Cape Cod as well as an apartment in New York.Sus padres están podridos en plata. Tienen una casa y un barco en Cabo Cod además de un apartamento en Nueva York.
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dirty(
duhr
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di
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (soiled)
a. sucio
Their hands were dirty after playing in the mud.Tenían las manos sucias después de jugar en el barro.
2. (underhand)
a. sucio
I don't want your dirty money.No quiero tu dinero sucio.
3. (despicable)
a. asqueroso
You are a dirty traitor.Eres un traidor asqueroso.
b. de mierda
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
You are a dirty liar.Eres un mentiroso de mierda.
4. (obscene)
a. verde
No dirty jokes here.Nada de chistes verdes aquí.
b. cochino
Hide all those dirty magazines from my view.Aparta todas esas revistas cochinas de mi vista.
c. guarro
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I never imagined Fin had such a dirty mind.Nunca me imaginaba que Fin tuviera una mente tan guarra.
d. colorado
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
If you tell another dirty joke, I'm leaving.Si cuentas otro chiste colorado, me voy.
5. (furious)
a. asesina
My sister gave me a dirty look when I mentioned an ex-boyfriend to her husband.Mi hermana me lanzó una mirada asesina cuando mencioné a un exnovio ante su marido.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
6. (unsportsmanlike)
a. sucio
They played dirty, but the referee didn't see it.Jugaron sucio, pero el árbitro no lo vio.
7. (indecently)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't talk dirty in front of the children!¡No digas guarradas delante de los niños!
Stop talking dirty, please!¡Dejen de decir guarangadas!
They talk dirty when the teacher can't hear them.Dicen cochinadas cuando el profesor no los oye.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
8. (to soil)
a. ensuciarse
It is normal to dirty your hands when working in the garden.Es normal ensuciarse las manos cuando trabajas en el jardín.
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