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nas·ty

nasty

 
 
pronunciation:
nae sti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: nastier, nastiest
definition 1: disgusting to sight, smell, or taste; foul or filthy.
Rotten eggs have a nasty smell.
synonyms:
filthy, foul
similar words:
abominable, awful, beastly, disgusting, horrible, loathsome, obnoxious, offensive, repellent
definition 2: rude, mean, or hateful; not nice or decent.
Jill had to apologize for playing a nasty trick on Jack.
synonyms:
foul, indecent, obscene
antonyms:
charming, decent, kind, nice, polite, sweet
similar words:
beastly, filthy, horrible, lousy, malicious, mean, objectionable, obnoxious, offensive, vicious, vulgar
definition 3: causing harm, troubles, or danger.
He took a nasty fall.
synonyms:
awful, bad, terrible
antonyms:
minor
similar words:
beastly, critical, dangerous, dreadful, serious, severe
derivations: nastily (adv.), nastiness (n.)
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