clarty

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • clartie, clerty, clorty, clurty (Scotland)

EtymologyEdit

From clart +‎ -y.

AdjectiveEdit

clarty (comparative clartier, superlative clartiest)

  1. (UK, dialect, Northern England) sticky and foul; muddy; filthy; dirty
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

ScotsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

clarty (comparative mair clarty, superlative maist clarty)

  1. dirty, messy, sticky, like honey.
Last modified on 19 August 2013, at 18:58