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nasty

nas·ty

nasty

 
 
pronunciation:
nae sti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: nastier, nastiest
definition 1: repellent, esp. to sight, smell, or taste; filthy or foul.
a nasty odor from the refrigerator
synonyms:
filthy, foul, repugnant, vile
similar words:
abhorrent, abominable, acrid, awful, beastly, disgusting, horrible, loathsome, obnoxious, odious, offensive, repellent, repulsive, revolting
definition 2: morally or socially objectionable; obscene, ill-tempered, or malicious.
a nasty habita nasty disposition
synonyms:
foul, indecent, obscene, repugnant, vile
antonyms:
charming, decent, nice, polite, sweet
similar words:
beastly, bitchy, filthy, horrible, lousy, malicious, mean, objectionable, obnoxious, offensive, profane, squalid, ugly, vicious, vulgar
definition 3: causing discomfort, difficulties, or danger.
a nasty storma nasty blow to the heada nasty cut
synonyms:
awful, bad, terrible
antonyms:
minor
similar words:
beastly, critical, dangerous, dreadful, hard, serious, severe
derivations: nastily (adv.), nastiness (n.)
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