dirty great

dirty great

Very large. Primarily heard in UK. I can't open the door because there's a dirty great mound of snow blocking it.
See also: dirty, great

dirty great/big

(British English, informal) used to emphasize how large something is: When I turned round he was pointing a dirty great gun at me.
See also: big, dirty, great
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You can just get in and drive it, without the hassle of having to hitch a dirty great trailer behind you.
But that just led to the purchase of wine 'because it's nearly the weekend', and a dirty great pizza that called to us as we passed the counter.
And by jetting in from LA to join them, Dame Emma Thompson has simply left another dirty great carbon footprint.
Donning Faith Against Knife Crime vests, walkers from the Sutton Park Methodist Church are heading to Westminster with a huge metal cross made of 200 knives Rev Andrew Brazier, who organised the march, said: "On Sunday a minibus, towing a trailer with a dirty great metal cross made of knives rumbled away from Kingstanding Methodist Church.
Councillor Joe Tildesley, cabinet member for leisure, tourism and sport, added: "It was a bit of a shock to learn that you have been living in Solihull all these years and 1,000ft underneath Tudor Grange Park there is a dirty great big lake.
But I hope the Council reconsiders, because clearly this is a much loved area by locals who would prefer to see the black swans nesting in the wild than a dirty great carpark.
Those medieval cities might have had dirty great big walls, deep rancid moats and doors that were thicker than a Trump family gathering.
What is unleashed, should you wish to listen, will leave a dirty great imprint on your memory !
La obra esta basada en Dirty great love story, escrita y actuada, tambien en verso y prosa, por los ingleses Katie Bonna y Richard Marsh, que se presentaron en 2012 en el Festival de Edimburgo y en 2013 en el Soho de Nueva York.
"We spent all night going back and forth under the Thames with either a car in front of us filming, or driving with a dirty great big sucker stuck on the bonnet.
Basically dirty great piles of stones making the route totally unpassable to vehicles.
|Good Abz from Then, no sooner have you managed to drift off to sleep, some dirty great cockerel wakes you back up with a caterwaul that resembles a bugler with his blowhole caught in an industrial press.
NO SOONER had we spent all weekend packing me thermals away - yes, they really are that voluminous - than the weather took a chilly turn and the rose was poked back into the rack and the dirty great reds returned to prominence.
Big Russell Crowe giving it laldy, hacking off heads and limbs with a dirty great sword.