[ UK /nˈɑːsti/ ]
[ US /ˈnæsti/ ]
  1. characterized by obscenity
    had a filthy mouth
    smutty jokes
    foul language
  2. disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    a foul pond
    a nasty pigsty of a room
    as filthy as a pigsty
  3. exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    a good man to have on your side in a tight situation
    a nasty problem
  4. offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    in a nasty mood
    a nasty trick to pull
    a nasty shock
    Will he say nasty things at my funeral?
    a nasty smell
    a nasty accident
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How To Use nasty In A Sentence

  • A nasty flu bug's going round at the moment.
  • I can see banning books that illustrate these nasty looking teste bags. They Had Me At ‘Scrotum’ | Her Bad Mother
  • Suddenly, seeking high office, Liddy Dole was described as over-ambitious, chilly and nasty under the "syrupy" Southern accent. Caryl Rivers: Bad, Mad Michelle
  • Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) has the ability to survive in a highly acidic environment, which is what makes it such a nasty tooth-decayer: remember, it’s the acid bacteria produce as they consume carbohydrates that eats away at tooth enamel. Paging all you "Face on Mars" believers...
  • Christie's had an auction offering a number of Asian collectibles, including an important bronze group of Shiva and Parvati from the Chola dynasty.
  • In the Qing Dynasty, the officials's penal system includes two parts: disciplinary sanction and penal punishment.
  • These intagli would be interesting relics for collectors of such flotsam and jetsam of a ruined dynasty. Pickle the Spy; Or, the Incognito of Prince Charles
  • This text discusses this system to expect to be in the implement circumstance of Sichuan by Manchu Dynasty. article is divided into three parts.
  • Since the ancient and modern, along the southeast coast of South Australia is the trade must pass through the park and a transit point, as early as the Ming Dynasty have been on the "maritime trade".
  • Doreen has been Haworth's lollipop lady for 11 years and she is steadily building up a family dynasty in the job.
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