nasty smell

nasty smell
unpleasant smell

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  • nasty — nas|ty S2 [ˈna:sti US ˈnæsti] adj comparative nastier superlative nastiest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(behaviour)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(experience/situation)¦ 4¦(sight/smell etc)¦ 5¦(injury/illness)¦ 6¦(substance)¦ 7 a nasty piece of work ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nasty — adj. (nastier, nastiest) 1 a highly unpleasant (a nasty experience). b annoying; objectionable (the car has a nasty habit of breaking down). 2 difficult to negotiate; dangerous, serious (a nasty fence; a nasty question; a nasty illness). 3 (of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nasty — adjective 1) a nasty smell Syn: unpleasant, disagreeable, disgusting, distasteful, awful, dreadful, horrible, terrible, vile, foul, abominable, frightful, loathsome, revolting, repulsive, odious, sickening …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • nasty — adjective 1) a nasty smell Syn: unpleasant, disagreeable, disgusting, vile, foul, abominable, revolting, repulsive, repellent, obnoxious, unsavoury, noxious, foul smelling, smelly, stinking, rank; informal ghastly …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • nasty — [nas′tē] adj. nastier, nastiest [ME < ? or akin to Du nestig, dirty] 1. very dirty, filthy 2. offensive in taste or smell; nauseating 3. morally offensive; indecent 4. very unpleasant; objectionable [nasty weather] …   English World dictionary

  • nasty — adjective 1 BEHAVIOUR nasty behaviour or remarks are extremely unkind and unpleasant; malicious: a nasty temper | That s a nasty thing to say! | There s a nasty streak in her character. | be nasty to (=treat someone in an unkind way): Don t be so …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nasty — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Nasty is used after these nouns: ↑video {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, smell, sound, taste ▪ He made it all sound very nas …   Collocations dictionary

  • nasty — UK [ˈnɑːstɪ] / US [ˈnæstɪ] adjective Word forms nasty : adjective nasty comparative nastier superlative nastiest 1) a) very unpleasant to taste, smell, see, or feel a nasty cold wind nasty looking bugs cheap and nasty: cheap and nasty red wine b) …   English dictionary

  • nasty — nas|ty1 [ næsti ] adjective 1. ) nasty behavior is unkind or offensive: UNPLEASANT: She said some very nasty things about him. a nasty look a ) a nasty person says or does unkind things to people: a mean, nasty man/woman/child You ve been really… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • smell — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ overpowering, pervasive, pungent, rich, sharp, strong ▪ There was an overpowering smell of burning rubber. ▪ f …   Collocations dictionary

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