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nastygram Syllabification: nas·ty·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈnastēˌɡram/

Definition of nastygram in English:


A particularly offensive email message.
Example sentences
  • But I begin to suspect that they took down the comments not because of the nastygrams they were getting, but because of the rotten image their putative supporters were projecting.
  • How can I convince someone that free markets are a good thing if you've been peppering their inbox with nastygrams in the name of capitalism?
  • Immediately notify your insurance company, in writing, that there might be a claim against you; send them a copy of the nastygram you received, and a dated cover letter.

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