Student Thesaurus

One entry found for dirt.
Entry Word: dirt
Function: noun
Text: 1 the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow <dig into the dirt to a depth of about three inches>
Synonyms earth, ground, soil
Related Words clay, duff, dust, gravel, humus, loam, loess, marl, mud, sand, silt, subsoil, topsoil
2 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air <at the first sound of gunfire we hit the dirt> -- see EARTH 2
3 foul matter that mars the purity or cleanliness of something <there's some dirt on your shoes> -- see FILTH 1
4 the quality or state of being obscene <appalled by the dirt in the author's novels> -- see OBSCENITY 1