OTHER WORDS FOR nasty
Origin of nasty
OTHER WORDS FROM nastynas·ti·ly, adverbnas·ti·ness, noun
Other definitions for nasty (2 of 2)
How to use nasty in a sentence
But the real King David was a lot nastier—and more fascinating.
When she tried to stand up to me, I became irritated, and nastier.My Strange Passage From Suspected School Shooter to Prom Queen|Gina Tron|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With the embellishment stripped bare, the diaries present a nastier, more easily irritated side of the man.Orwell’s Lies: His Diaries Reveal Problems with the Truth|Jimmy So|August 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To me, becoming invisible in middle age was an enormous relief—but I had no idea that a much nastier phase lay ahead.
The undercards in this match—Ron Paul vs. Gingrich, Ron Paul vs. Santorum—were far nastier and actually drew blood.Mitt Romney Defends Against Bashing of Bain Capital at ABC Presidential Debate|Howard Kurtz|January 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If Kingsville is cheap and nasty, Weldon is dear and nastier.Four Years in Rebel Capitals|T. C. DeLeon
There is not in calm or storm a nastier piece of water than that which divides the island from the main.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
January is seldom a good month for the Atlantic, and this year the crossing was nastier than usual.By Right of Conquest|Arthur Hornblow
Also ordinary elms, oaks—no nastier than ordinary oaks—pear-trees, apple-trees, and a vine.Howards End|E. M. Forster
He looked round the yard—dirtier and nastier than ever now in the parts that the Man Next Door had not had time to dig.Harding's luck|E. [Edith] Nesbit