an instance of unfair treatment; also, an underhanded scheme
Rob got a dirty deal from his employer.
Give me a dirty deal and expect me to take it lying down, do you?
Jim had not realized before just what a dirty deal Sara had been given.
I had seen very few of your men but I knew we were giving them a dirty deal.
A little fire, however, lingered in the grate, and a paraffin lamp smoked and smelt horribly on the dirty deal table.
I'll bet that young fellow's got the raw end of some dirty deal.
A sort of pride that won't allow any bunch of lily-fingered crooks to make me a party to any dirty deal.
From the first I didnt want to believe you were mixed up in the dirty deal.
An unfair result: dirty deal from the professor