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English adjective: nasty

1. nasty offensive or even (of persons) malicious

SamplesIn a nasty mood.
A nasty accident.
A nasty shock.
A nasty smell.
A nasty trick to pull.
Will he say nasty things at my funeral?.


Similardirty, filthy, grotty, hateful, lousy, mean

See alsounpleasant



2. nasty exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent

SamplesA nasty problem.
A good man to have on your side in a tight situation.


Similardifficult, hard


3. nasty characterized by obscenity

SamplesHad a filthy mouth.
Foul language.
Smutty jokes.

Synonymscruddy, filthy, foul, smutty


Antonymsunobjectionable, clean

4. nasty disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter

SamplesAs filthy as a pigsty.
A foul pond.
A nasty pigsty of a room.

Synonymsfilthy, foul

Similardirty, soiled, unclean


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