Grotty definition

grŏtē
Very unpleasant; miserable.
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(chiefly brit., slang) Dirty, cheap, nasty, disgusting, etc.
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(slang, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand) Unpleasant, dirty, slovenly or offensive.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
grotty
Comparative:
grottier
Superlative:
grottiest

Origin of grotty

  • Alteration of grotesque

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Clipping of grotesque. Possibly from Scottish Gaelic grod (“rotten, putrid”).

    From Wiktionary