Synonyms of nasty in English:
1 there was a nasty smell in the kitchen
unpleasant, disagreeable, disgusting, distasteful, awful, dreadful, horrible, terrible, vile, foul, abominable, frightful, loathsome, revolting, repulsive, odious, sickening, nauseating, nauseous, repellent, repugnant, horrendous, hideous, appalling, atrocious, offensive, objectionable, obnoxious, unpalatable, unsavoury, unappetizing, off-putting, uninviting, dirty, filthy, squalid;
informalghastly, horrid, gruesome, putrid, diabolical, yucky, sick-making, God-awful, gross, icky, stinky
Australian informalon the nose
[Antonyms] nice, delightful, lovely, pleasant
3 sometimes, she can be really nasty
unkind, unpleasant, unfriendly, disagreeable, inconsiderate, uncharitable, rude, churlish, spiteful, malicious, mean, mean-spirited, ill-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, bad-tempered, hostile, vicious, malevolent, evil-minded, surly, obnoxious, poisonous, venomous, vindictive, malign, malignant, cantankerous, hateful, hurtful, cruel, wounding, abusive
[Antonyms] charming, agreeable, nice, likeable
6 they got hold of spray cans and wrote nasty things on the back of the headstones
nasty piece of work
- he was a nasty piece of work and got his just rewardsinformalbeast, toad, pig, swine, rat, creep, bastard, louse, snake, skunk, dog, weasel, lowlife, scumbag, heel, stinkpot, stinker, bad lot, no-good, son of a bitch, s.o.b.Scottish informalscroteIrish informalspalpeenNorth American informalrat fink, fink, schmuckAustralian informaldingoNew Zealand informalkuriblack Englishrassvulgar slangshit, sod, prick
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