• noun: loose earth or soil
  • noun: a filthy or soiling substance (as mud, dust, or grime)
  • synonyms: excrement, earth, meanness


  • He seems to have written his memoirs mainly so that he can 'dish the dirt' on all his former lovers.

  • The police 'struck pay dirt' when a witness came forward with new information.

  • The band 'hit pay dirt' [=had a big success] with their first single.

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