Purty vs Durty - What's the difference?

purty | durty |


As adjectives the difference between purty and durty

is that purty is eye dialect of lang=en while durty is an archaic spelling of lang=en.

purty

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (informal)
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1939 , author=(John Steinbeck) , title=(The Grapes of Wrath) , chapter=22 , passage=Seen a purty' girl down the road. Give her a big wink, too. ' Purty as hell, too.}}

    durty

    English

    Adjective

  • * 1662 , , Book II, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, p. 49:
  • "For men in stead of those magnificent Buildings which are seen in the world, could have had no better kind of dwellings then a bigger sort of Bee-hives or Birds-nests, made of contemptible sticks, and straws, and durty morter."