clarty

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From clart +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

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?)

Scots[edit]

Adjective[edit]

clarty (comparative mair clarty, superlative maist clarty)

  1. dirty, messy, sticky, like honey.