grotty

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grot·ty

 (grŏt′ē)
adj. grot·ti·er, grot·ti·est Chiefly British Slang
Very unpleasant; miserable.

[Alteration of grotesque.]

grot′ti·ness n.

grotty

(ˈɡrɒtɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. unpleasant, nasty, or unattractive
2. of poor quality or in bad condition; unsatisfactory or useless
[C20: from grotesque]

grot•ty

(ˈgrɒt i)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est. Chiefly Brit. Slang.
seedy; wretched; dirty.
[1960–65; perhaps grot (esque) + -y1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grotty - very unpleasant or offensive ; "a grotty little play"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
nasty, awful - 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
Translations

grotty

[ˈgrɒtɪ] ADJ (grottier (compar) (grottiest (superl))) (Brit) → asqueroso
I feel grottyme siento fatal

grotty

[ˈgrɒti] adj (British)minable

grotty

adj (+er) (inf)
(= foul)grausig (inf); (= filthy)dreckig, verdreckt (inf)
(= awful, lousy)mies (inf); (= dilapidated)heruntergekommen; (= tacky)geschmacklos; to feel grottysich mies fühlen (inf)

grotty

[ˈgrɒtɪ] adj (Brit) (fam) → squallido/a
I feel grotty → mi sento a terra