Main meanings of dirty realist in English

: dirty realist1dirty realist2

dirty realist1

Pronunciation /ˌdəːti ˈrɪəlɪst/

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noun

US Literature
  • A writer of fiction associated with the style and genre of dirty realism.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The St. Petersburg Times. From dirty [adverb] + realist, after dirty realism.

Main meanings of dirty realist in English

: dirty realist1dirty realist2

dirty realist2

Pronunciation /ˌdəːti ˈrɪəlɪst/

See synonyms for dirty realist

adjective

Literature
  • Designating a writer of dirty realism or a work of this genre.

Origin

1980s. From dirty [adverb] + realist, after dirty realism.