[ grot-ee ]
/ ˈgrɒt i /
adjective, grot·ti·er, grot·ti·est. Slang.
seedy; wretched; dirty.
Words nearby grotty
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Examples from the Web for grotty
As for afters, forget a grotty gym shower and leaping into your street-clothes: the post-workout is as much fun as the class.
And now, Grotty dear, draw a camp-stool, and bring your heels to an anchor.
British Dictionary definitions for grotty
/ (ˈɡrɒtɪ) /
adjective -tier or -tiest British slang
unpleasant, nasty, or unattractive
of poor quality or in bad condition; unsatisfactory or useless
Word Origin for grotty
C20: from grotesque
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