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grody

[ groh-dee ]

adjective

, Slang.
, gro·di·er, gro·di·est.
  1. repulsive; disgusting; nauseating.
  2. inferior in character or quality; seedy; sleazy:

    They lived for a month in a grody little shack without lights or running water.



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Other Words From

  • grodi·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of grody1

1960–65, Americanism; probably alteration of grotesque

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Example Sentences

"Bring my case, which you will find under the seat in my carriage, Grody," he directed.

The remaining lads hurried out of the stable to watch Frank ride, Grody accompanying them.

Grody, who had just saddled a horse for a gentleman, met Frank, and the expression on his face was anything but reassuring.

"You must have misunderstood your visitor, Grody," said Frank.

Grody held his breath, nearly bursting with astonishment and admiration.

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