nasty (Meaning)

Wordnet

nasty (a)

offensive or even (of persons) malicious

Wordnet

nasty (s)

exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent

characterized by obscenity

disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter

Webster

nasty (superl.)

Offensively filthy; very dirty, foul, or defiled; disgusting; nauseous.

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

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

nasty Sentence Examples

  1. The food had gone off and was emitting a nasty odor.
  2. She found herself in a nasty accident that left her with broken bones.
  3. The rumors about her spread like wildfire, leaving a nasty stain on her reputation.
  4. The bully's words were nasty and cruel, designed to hurt her feelings.
  5. The storm brought with it nasty winds that ripped apart trees and power lines.
  6. She was in a nasty mood and snapped at everyone she encountered.
  7. The child was caught in a nasty lie and couldn't escape the consequences.
  8. The infection had become nasty and required immediate medical attention.
  9. The paint had a nasty smell that permeated the entire room.
  10. The politician used nasty tactics to discredit his opponent.

FAQs About the word nasty

offensive or even (of persons) malicious, exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent, characterized by obscenity, disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared wi

sorry, pitiful, hateful, disgusting, mean, cheap, wretched,dirty, lame, vile

admirable, praiseworthy, praiseworthy, good, meritorious,admirable, creditable, honest, honorable, creditable

The food had gone off and was emitting a nasty odor.

She found herself in a nasty accident that left her with broken bones.

The rumors about her spread like wildfire, leaving a nasty stain on her reputation.

The bully's words were nasty and cruel, designed to hurt her feelings.