HyperDic: nasty

English > 4 senses of the word nasty:
ADJECTIVEallnasty, awfuloffensive or even (of persons) malicious
allnasty, tightexasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
allnasty, cruddy, filthy, foul, smuttycharacterized by obscenity
allnasty, filthy, fouldisgustingly dirty
nasty > pronunciation
Soundsnae'stiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > nasty: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOffensive or even (of persons) malicious.
Examples
  • "in 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?"- Ezra Pound
Synonymawful
Attribute ofnastinessThe quality of being unpleasant
Narrowerdirty, filthy, lousyvile
grottyVery unpleasant or offensive
hateful, meanCharacterized by malice
See alsounpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
OppositenicePleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance
Spanishhorrible, repugnante
Nounsnastinessthe quality of being unpleasant
nastinessmalevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
Adverbsnastilyin a nasty ill-tempered manner
English > nasty: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningexasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent.
Example"a nasty problem"
Synonymtight
Broaderdifficult, hardnot easy
English > nasty: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCharacterized by obscenity.
Synonymscruddy, filthy, foul, smutty
Broaderdirty(of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency
Spanishgrosero, lascivo, libidinoso, luxurioso, obsceno, verde, vicioso
Catalangroller, lasciu, libidinós, luxuriós, obscè, verd, viciós
Nounsnastinessmalevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
English > nasty: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningdisgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter.
Example "a nasty pigsty of a room"
Synonymsfilthy, foul
Broaderdirty, soiled, uncleanSoiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
Spanishasqueroso, guarro, inmundo, repugnante, sucio
Catalanasquerós, repugnant
Nounsnastinessa state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse

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