grottiness


grottiness
n. low quality; unpleasantness

English slang. 2015.

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  • grottiness — grotty ► ADJECTIVE (grottier, grottiest) Brit. informal 1) unpleasant and of poor quality. 2) unwell. DERIVATIVES grottiness noun. ORIGIN from GROTESQUE(Cf. ↑grotesqu …   English terms dictionary

  • grottiness — grottˈiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑grotty * * * grottiness noun [uncountable] Thesaurus: dirtysynonym quality of not being pleasant or enjoyablesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • grottiness — See grotty. * * * …   Universalium

  • grottiness — See: grotty …   English dictionary

  • grotty — adjective (grottier, grottiest) Brit. informal 1》 unpleasant and of poor quality. 2》 unwell. Derivatives grottiness noun Origin 1960s: from grotesque + y1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • grotty — adjective BrE informal nasty, dirty, or unpleasant: a grotty little bedsit grottily adverb grottiness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • grotty — UK [ˈɡrɒtɪ] / US [ˈɡrɑtɪ] adjective Word forms grotty : adjective grotty comparative grottier superlative grottiest British mainly spoken dirty or unpleasant a grotty hotel Derived words: grottily adverb grottiness noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • grotty — /ˈgrɒti / (say grotee) adjective (grottier, grottiest) Colloquial 1. dirty; filthy. 2. useless; rubbishy. {alteration of grotesque} –grottiness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • grotty — ► ADJECTIVE (grottier, grottiest) Brit. informal 1) unpleasant and of poor quality. 2) unwell. DERIVATIVES grottiness noun. ORIGIN from GROTESQUE(Cf. ↑grotesqu …   English terms dictionary

  • grotty — adj. (grottier, grottiest) Brit. sl. unpleasant, dirty, shabby, unattractive. Derivatives: grottiness n. Etymology: shortening of GROTESQUE + Y(1) …   Useful english dictionary