The good man excited my pity, so worn, thin, and dirtily clad was he.
He looks like his land, as heavily and dirtily, as stubbornly.
That if he acts meanly and dirtily he will feel dirty and mean, and if he acts bravely and cleanly he will feel clean and brave.
I expostulated, and desired that he should have his in a mug; affirming that I could not taste the liquid treated so dirtily.
They are very clean in dressing their meat, but eat it dirtily.
I saw a beautiful, dark-eyed French boy, dirtily clad, selling post cards of Lille to a good natured German infantryman.
The dress of the people approaches in character to the Oriental; all were very scantily, dirtily, and raggedly clothed.
Sloven, sluv′n, n. a man carelessly or dirtily dressed:—fem.
c.1500, from dirt + -y (2). Earlier dritty (late 14c.). Meaning "smutty, morally unclean" is from 1590s. Of colors, from 1690s. Dirty linen "personal or familial secrets" is first recorded 1860s. Dirty work in the figurative sense is from 1764; dirty trick is from 1670s. The dirty look someone gives you is from 1928; dirty old man "superannuated lecher" is from 1932. Related: dirtiness.
1590s, from dirty (adj.). Related: Dirtied; dirtying.