Student Thesaurus

One entry found for nasty.
Entry Word: nasty
Function: adjective
Text: 1 arousing or deserving of one's loathing and disgust <fortunately, the story's nasty characters are balanced by some truly good people> -- see CONTEMPTIBLE 1
2 causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment <a nasty video game that was so violent that I could hardly watch the opening scenes> -- see OFFENSIVE 1
3 causing or feeling bodily pain <a nasty cut on my lip> -- see PAINFUL 1
4 depicting or referring to sexual matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society <nasty magazines that are not sold to minors> -- see OBSCENE 1
5 having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it <made nasty comments about how ugly she was> -- see HATEFUL
6 marked by wet and windy conditions <bring your raincoat, as the weather's supposed to be nasty> -- see FOUL 1
7 not clean <it's incredibly nasty inside that garbage bin, so stay away from there> -- see DIRTY 1
8 not giving pleasure to the mind or senses <the smell of those old leftovers is downright nasty> -- see UNPLEASANT