Dirty foul said of clothes
- humorously vulgar
- lewd or obscene talk or writing
- Dirty; nasty; -- stated of garments.
- Obscene; filthy; unchaste.
late 14c., "soiled, dirty, filthy," from bawd + -y (2). Meaning "lewd" is from 1510s, from notion of "pertaining to or befitting a bawd;" usually of language (originally to chat bawdy). Bawdy Basket, the twenty-third ranking of canters, whom carry pins, tape, ballads and obscene books to market. [Grose, "Dictionary for the Vulgar Tongue," 1785] Associated: Bawdily; bawdiness.
(a.) Dirty; foul; -- stated of clothing.
- (a.) Obscene; filthy; unchaste.