dirt

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dirt(
duhrt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (loose earth or soil)
a. la tierra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I have dirt under my fingernails from working on the farm all day long.Tengo tierra debajo de las uñas por trabajar todo el día en la granja.
b. el barro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The cowboy's boots were covered in dirt.Las botas de los vaqueros estaban llenos de barro.
2. (filth)
a. la suciedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We need to get all the dirt out of the kitchen before we cook.Hay que sacar toda la suciedad de la cocina antes de cocinar.
b. la mugre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
His catcher's mitt is so old it has permanent dirt stains.Su guante de béisbol está tan viejo que tiene manchas permantes de mugre.
c. el lodo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(wet earth)
Leave your wet bike outside so you don't track dirt all over the floor.Deja tu bici mojada afuera para que no vayas dejando lodo en el piso.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(someone or something worthless)
a. la porquería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
You're dirt. Get out of here!Eres una porquería. ¡Lárgate!
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(something obscene)
a. la cochinada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
What is that dirt you're looking at?¿Qué es esa cochinada que ves?
b. las porquerías
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
His mom caught him watching dirt on her tablet.Su mamá lo cogió viendo porquerías en su tablet.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(compromising information)
a. la inmundicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Nixon dug deep for some dirt on Kennedy.Nixon buscó exhaustivamente algo de inmundicia sobre Kennedy.
b. el chisme
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Ok, tell me all the dirt I missed while I was away.Bueno, cuéntame todo el chisme que perdí cuando andaba fuera.
c. el cotilleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
She called her sister to get the dirt on their brother's affair.Llamó a su hermana para ponerse al tanto del cotilleo de la aventura de su hermano.
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dirt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (mud, dust)
a. la suciedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to treat somebody like dirttratar a alguien como a un trapo
dog dirtexcremento de perro
2. (soil)
a. la tierra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
dirt roadpista de tierra
3. (colloquial)
a. (scandal)
to dig for dirt on somebodybuscar material comprometedor acerca de alguien
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dirt [dɜːt]
noun
1 (unclean matter) suciedad (f); (piece of dirt) suciedad (f); mugre (f)
to treat sb like dirt tratar a algn como si fuese basura; tratar a patadas a algn
to dig up dirt on sb sacar los trapos sucios de algn
they are trying to dig up the dirt on his past they went through all my mother's files trying to dig up some dirt on her
2 (earth) tierra (f); (mud) barro (m); lodo (m)
3 (obscenity) porquerías (f); cochinadas (informal) (f)
this book is nothing but dirt este libro está lleno de porquerías or cochinadas (informal)
modifier
dirt farmer (n) (US) pequeño granjero (m) (sin obreros)
dirt road (n) (US) camino (m) de tierra
dirt track (n) (Dep) pista (f) de ceniza; (road) camino (m) de tierra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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