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revolting

[ ri-vohl-ting ]
/ rɪˈvoʊl tɪŋ /
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adjective

disgusting; repulsive: a revolting sight.

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Origin of revolting

First recorded in 1585–95; revolt + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM revolting

re·volt·ing·ly, adverbnon·re·volt·ing, adjectivenon·re·volt·ing·ly, adverbun·re·volt·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for revolting

revolting
/ (rɪˈvəʊltɪŋ) /

adjective

causing revulsion; nauseating, disgusting, or repulsive
informal unpleasant or nastythat dress is revolting

Derived forms of revolting

revoltingly, adverb
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