mean, grim, befouled, pitiable, pitiful, lame, dreary, salacious, deceitful, stained, muddied, ratty, cheap, besmirched, fraudulent, unscrupulous, untruthful, gloomy, scabby, sullied, lewd, begrimed, despicable, cunning, scummy, clean, lousy, raunchy, drear, drab, dark, soiled, sorry, uncleanly, blackened, devious, dismal, blue, bemired, Myxocephalus Aenaeus, disconsolate, corrupt, black, unprincipled, nasty, paltry, dubious, draggled, deplorable, cruddy, bedraggled, smudged, scurvy, grotty, dishonest, sneaking, wretched
dirty (part of speech: verb)
unclean (part of speech: adjective)
icky, septic, filthy, fetid, scatological, defiled, muddy, foul, mucky, odious, unclean, shabby, sordid, grungy, insalubrious, impure, squalid, grimy, unhygenic, smutty, scruffy, untidy, festering, dusty, disgusting, sloppy, putrid, dirty, unsanitary, infectious, crummy, slovenly, murky, offensive, obscene, toxic, dingy
- " Grubby is a great worker. - "The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children", Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo).
- It was the boy, and he was running up and down wringing his 'ands and crying like a wild thing, and, instead o' running away as soon as 'e saw me, he rushed right up to me and threw 'is grubby little paws round my neck. - "Ship's Company, The Entire Collection", W.W. Jacobs.
- A grubby little brute he was, I recollect. - "Right Ho, Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.