Definition of a nasty piece or bit of work in English:
British informal An unpleasant or untrustworthy person: if you ask me he’s a nasty piece of work
More example sentences
- She is a nasty piece of work and people used to give her a very wide berth.
- He is a nasty piece of work, and has to go, but there must be other ways to sort this out.
- A womaniser, unfaithful, just a nasty piece of work.
informal beast, 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 informal scrote
Irish informal spalpeen
North American informal rat fink, fink, schmuck
Australian informal dingo
New Zealand informal kuri
black English rass
vulgar slang shit, sod, prick
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