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dirty

1. (of a colour) not clear and bright; impure
2. (of an aircraft) having projections into the airstream, such as lowered flaps

dirty

An aircraft configuration in flight with the undercarriage and/or flaps down. Airbrakes or spoilers may or may not be extended.
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They are used to playing dirty, and they will lose balance if something gets on their way" stressed Gasi.
STACEY fears Shabnam is playing dirty in her bid to get custody of Jade, and ends up confiding in Linda that her friend took the youngster on an outing without permission.
The attitude of the authorities was beyond understanding as they are playing dirty games.
Saleh should accept people's verdict and abstain from playing dirty politics.
You'd think they're good guys, above playing dirty tricks on the public.
Playing Dirty: Sexuality and Waste in Early Modern Comedy
Angus Deayton, Anna Chancellor, Ben Crompton and Bronagh Gallagher co-star as the teens' parents, while Scarlett Alice Johnson - better known for playing Dirty Den's daughter Vicki in EastEnders - and Sean Michael Verey play the teenagers.
British actor, famous for playing Dirty Den in Eastenders.
HOT STUFF: Felicity and Vincent GOOD AND BAD: In The Good Life, top, a beauty at 21, below, and playing dirty on TV's Full Wax at age of 48 THE HORN BLOWER: Felicity's sexy in her 'hunt' gear