adjective, gnarl·i·er, gnarl·i·est.
Slang. distasteful; distressing; offensive; gross: a comic noted for his gnarly humor.
Origin of gnarly
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Related Words for gnarliesthairy, boss, great, keen, magnificent, marvelous, neat, nifty, sensational, superb, swell, wonderful, finest
Examples from the Web for gnarliest
Contemporary Examples of gnarliest
And on the new, pavement beaches, surfers would enjoy the highest, gnarliest waves in history.California Sinkin’: What Rising Sea Levels Will Mean for the Golden State
June 30, 2012
Historical Examples of gnarliest
The gnarliest will have some redeeming traits even to the eye.Excursions and Poems
Henry David Thoreau
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