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Synonyms for nasty
ˈnæs ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nasty, awful(adj)

    offensive or even (of persons) malicious

    "in a nasty mood"; "a nasty accident"; "a nasty shock"; "a nasty smell"; "a nasty trick to pull"; "Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound

    Synonyms:
    frightful, dread(a), cruddy, smutty, tight, terrible, amazing, horrific, filthy, awed, fearful, abominable, unspeakable, horrendous, awful, foul, atrocious, tremendous, dreaded, awe-inspiring, awing, dreadful, direful, awesome, frightening, dire, painful, fearsome

    Antonyms:
    clean, pleasant, nice, good, easy, unobjectionable

  2. nasty, tight(adj)

    exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent

    "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation"

    Synonyms:
    filthy, close, pissed, blind drunk, besotted, awful, slopped, rigorous, mingy, blotto, squiffy, foul, pixilated, cockeyed, crocked, fuddled, tight, soused, compressed, cruddy, sozzled, taut, plastered, miserly, smutty, stiff, stringent, pie-eyed, sloshed, smashed, mean, soaked, loaded, wet

    Antonyms:
    good, unobjectionable, nice, clean, easy, pleasant

  3. cruddy, filthy, foul, nasty, smutty(adj)

    characterized by obscenity

    "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"

    Synonyms:
    awful, filthy, noisome, fetid, revolting, marked-up, foul, lousy, repellent, dirty, distasteful, cruddy, ill-scented, foetid, black, disgustful, stinking, disgusting, afoul(ip), smelly, cheating(a), tight, foul-smelling, loathsome, wicked, yucky, unsportsmanlike, skanky, unsporting, funky, smutty, repelling, loathly, fouled, repellant

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, unobjectionable, clean, nice, easy, good

  4. filthy, foul, nasty(adj)

    disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter

    "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"

    Synonyms:
    awful, filthy, noisome, fetid, revolting, marked-up, foul, lousy, repellent, dirty, distasteful, cruddy, ill-scented, foetid, disgustful, stinking, disgusting, afoul(ip), smelly, cheating(a), tight, foul-smelling, loathsome, wicked, yucky, unsportsmanlike, skanky, unsporting, funky, smutty, repelling, loathly, fouled, repellant

    Antonyms:
    unobjectionable, pleasant, clean, easy, nice, good

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nasty

    Synonyms:
    fool, offensive, odious, disagreeable, indelicate, impure, gross, unclean, obscene

    Antonyms:
    nice, pleasant, sweet, savory, agreeable, pure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nasty(a.)

    Synonyms:
    filthy, foul, unclean, impure, dirty, polluted, denied, nauseous, disgusting, sickening, loathsome, offensive, repulsive, squalid

  2. nasty(a.)

    Synonyms:
    obscene, smutty, gross, indelicate, lewd, indecent, ribald, loose

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    unpleasant, naughty, disgusting, disagreeable, bad, dirty, ugly, wicked, horrible, filthy, awful

How to use nasty in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    Such a nasty question.

  2. Cruz Trump:

    The truth is, he's a nasty guy.

  3. Volodymyr Knyr:

    The nasty weatherpulls people together.

  4. David Payne:

    It certainly has gotten really nasty, really quick.

  5. Barry Duncan:

    It's nasty, it's the worst pizza you've ever tasted.

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