Definition of dirtbag in US English:

dirtbag

noun

US
informal
  • A very unkempt or unpleasant person.

    • ‘He had noticed that the street dirtbags always found a way to get decent weapons.’
    • ‘The dirtbags figured that out, looked around, and laughed.’
    • ‘Not when it comes from half-wit dirtbags like this character.’
    • ‘I think we're fairly fair with people, and I think people understand when they're dirtbags.’
    • ‘Letting some guilty dirtbags out of jail on technicalities was a price were willing to pay as a society to protect our privacy, and indeed our freedom.’
    • ‘Two dirtbags show up at this nice middle-class house in the ‘burbs, one dressed like a delivery guy.’
    • ‘Owen Wilson plays a petty thief living in Hawaii, a place where apparently even the poorest dirtbag can afford an apartment opening onto white sandy beaches.’
    • ‘Even the, the teenage dirtbag stared at me as though I wasn't wearing that thin t-shirt,’ she ranted as she washed her hair.’
    • ‘Prostitution is criminal, and bad things happen because it's run illegally by dirtbags who are criminals.’
    • ‘Last night I but the bullet and went to see my neighbour about her teenage dirtbag of a daughter and the noise along with a list of other minor misdemeanours.’
    • ‘As our group of dirtbags talked loudly among the suits that Scan Connery could be on our flight, Jamie quietly pointed out that James Bond was indeed sitting two rows in front of us on the left.’
    • ‘‘Almost 80 per cent of human beings are dirtbags,’ says Smither.’
    • ‘One year later, some dirtbags tried to blow up L.A. with a nuclear bomb, so Bauer had to punch in again.’
    • ‘Heck, I think she shoulda called in an air strike on those dirtbags from two kilometers away.’
    • ‘It opens up a whole new market in police departments who did not adopt the Glock because it does not have a redundant safety to deter dirtbags from slipping up behind a police officer, jerking his pistol and plugging him in the back.’
    • ‘Life, as seen through the eyes of a teenage dirtbag, is just so unfair.’
    • ‘Cantankerous, colorful, and roiled by clashing personalities, this eclectic confederacy of dirtbags, freebooters, and aristocrats represents the crowning ambition of working guides all across America.’
    • ‘So don't you dirtbags mess with us or this is what we'll do’
    • ‘Indeed, every photograph shown to U.S. senators yesterday is part of the same set of pictures featuring the same eight dirtbags.’
    unpleasant person
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Pronunciation

dirtbag

/ˈdərtbaɡ/