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Meaning of NASTY

Pronunciation:  'nastee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"
  2. [adj]  characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
  3. [adj]  (informal) thoroughly unpleasant; "filthy (or foul or nasty or vile) weather we're having"
  4. [adj]  exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation"
  5. [adj]  offensive or even (of persons) malicious; "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
 

NASTY is a 5 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: awful, difficult, dirty, filthy, foul, grotty, hard, hateful, inclement, lousy, mean, smutty, soiled, tight, unclean, unpleasant, vile
 
 Antonyms: nice
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nas"ty\, a. [Compar. {Nastier}; superl. {Nastiest}.] [For
older nasky; cf. dial. Sw. naskug, nasket.]
1. Offensively filthy; very dirty, foul, or defiled;
   disgusting; nauseous.

2. Hence, loosely: Offensive; disagreeable; unpropitious;
   wet; drizzling; as, a nasty rain, day, sky.

3. Characterized by obcenity; indecent; indelicate; gross;
   filthy.

Syn: {Nasty}, {Filthy}, {Foul}, {Dirty}.

Usage: Anything nasty is usually wet or damp as well as
       filthy or dirty, and disgusts by its stickness or
       odor; but filthy and foul imply that a thing is filled
       or covered with offensive matter, while dirty
       describes it as defiled or sullied with dirt of any
       kind; as, filthy clothing, foul vapors, etc.

 
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