nasty

  • 1 Nasty — Single par Janet Jackson extrait de l’album Control Face B You ll Never Find (A Love Like Mine) Sortie 15 Avril 1986 Enregistrement septembre 1985 Flyte …

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  • 2 Nasty — may refer to: Nasty (song), by Janet Jackson Nasty (album), by Cameo Nasty (The Young Ones), an episode of The Young Ones Nasty , a song by The Damned, created for the Young Ones episode, released as a B side of the single Thanks for the Night… …

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  • 3 Nasty — Nas ty (n[.a]s t[y^]), a. [Compar. {Nastier} (n[.a]s t[i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Nastiest}.] [For older nasky; cf. dial. Sw. naskug, nasket.] 1. Offensively filthy; very dirty, foul, or defiled; disgusting; nauseous. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, loosely:… …

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  • 4 nasty — [adj1] disgusting, offensive awful, beastly, bum*, dirty, disagreeable, fierce, filthy, foul, gross, grubby, hellish, horrible, horrid, icky*, impure, loathsome, lousy, malodorous, mephitic, murderous*, nauseating, noisome, noxious, objectionable …

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  • 5 nasty — [nas′tē] adj. nastier, nastiest [ME < ? or akin to Du nestig, dirty] 1. very dirty, filthy 2. offensive in taste or smell; nauseating 3. morally offensive; indecent 4. very unpleasant; objectionable [nasty weather] …

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  • 6 nasty — (adj.) c.1400, foul, filthy, dirty, unclean, of unknown origin; perhaps [Barnhart] from O.Fr. nastre miserly, envious, malicious, spiteful, shortened form of villenastre infamous, bad, from vilein villain + astre, pejorative suffix, from L. aster …

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  • 7 nasty — ► ADJECTIVE (nastier, nastiest) 1) unpleasant, disgusting, or repugnant. 2) spiteful, violent, or bad tempered. 3) likely to cause or having caused harm; dangerous or serious: a nasty bang on the head. ► NOUN (pl. nasties) informal ▪ …

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  • 8 nasty — index bad (offensive), bitter (penetrating), harmful, heinous, loathsome, malignant, objectionable …

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  • 9 nasty — *dirty, filthy, squalid, foul Analogous words: *coarse, gross, vulgar, obscene, ribald: tainted, contaminated, polluted, defiled (see CONTAMINATE): indelicate, indecent, unseemly, improper, *indecorous …

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  • 10 -nasty — [nas′tē] combining form forming nouns a condition of plant growth by a (specified) means or in a (specified) direction [epinasty] …

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  • 11 nasty — nas|ty S2 [ˈna:sti US ˈnæsti] adj comparative nastier superlative nastiest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(behaviour)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(experience/situation)¦ 4¦(sight/smell etc)¦ 5¦(injury/illness)¦ 6¦(substance)¦ 7 a nasty piece of work ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 nasty — UK [ˈnɑːstɪ] / US [ˈnæstɪ] adjective Word forms nasty : adjective nasty comparative nastier superlative nastiest 1) a) very unpleasant to taste, smell, see, or feel a nasty cold wind nasty looking bugs cheap and nasty: cheap and nasty red wine b) …

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  • 13 nasty — nas|ty1 [ næsti ] adjective 1. ) nasty behavior is unkind or offensive: UNPLEASANT: She said some very nasty things about him. a nasty look a ) a nasty person says or does unkind things to people: a mean, nasty man/woman/child You ve been really… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 nasty — adjective 1 BEHAVIOUR nasty behaviour or remarks are extremely unkind and unpleasant; malicious: a nasty temper | That s a nasty thing to say! | There s a nasty streak in her character. | be nasty to (=treat someone in an unkind way): Don t be so …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 nasty — 01. Our neighbor is a [nasty] old man who is always shouting at the children. 02. She caught a [nasty] cold while on holiday, and has been in bed for a week. 03. He gets really [nasty] when he s had too much to drink, so I d stay away from him… …

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  • 16 nasty — [[t]nɑ͟ːsti, næ̱sti[/t]] nasties, nastier, nastiest 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is nasty is very unpleasant to see, experience, or feel. ...an extremely nasty murder... This divorce could turn nasty. Syn: horrible Derived words: nastiness N… …

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  • 17 nasty — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Nasty is used after these nouns: ↑video {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, smell, sound, taste ▪ He made it all sound very nas …

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  • 18 nasty — adj. 1) nasty about (they were very nasty about the whole incident) 2) nasty to (he is nasty to everyone) 3) nasty to + int. (it was nasty of them to do that) * * * [ nɑːstɪ] nasty to (he is nasty to everyone) nasty to + inf. (it was nasty of… …

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  • 19 nasty — nastily, adv. nastiness, n. /nas tee/, adj., nastier, nastiest, n., pl. nasties. adj. 1. physically filthy; disgustingly unclean: a nasty pigsty of a room. 2. offensive to taste or smell; nauseating. 3. offensive; objectionable: a nasty habit. 4 …

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  • 20 nasty — adj. (nastier, nastiest) 1 a highly unpleasant (a nasty experience). b annoying; objectionable (the car has a nasty habit of breaking down). 2 difficult to negotiate; dangerous, serious (a nasty fence; a nasty question; a nasty illness). 3 (of a… …

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