adjective, grot·ti·er, grot·ti·est. Slang.
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
adjective -tier or -tiest British slang
Word Origin for grotty
Word Origin and History for grotty
slang shortening of grotesque, it had a brief vogue 1964 as part of the argot popularized by The Beatles in "A Hard Day's Night." It unconsciously echoes Middle English groti "muddy, slimy," from Old English grotig "earthy," from grot "particle."