soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime;
"dirty unswept sidewalks"
"a child in dirty overalls"
"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"
- Indeed, many refuse to take soiled tins.
- Birds, especially those species that forage on the oil-slicked sea surface or on soiled beaches, are threatened, too.