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grotty

(ˈgrɑdi)
mod. highly undesirable. (see also grody.) What is this grotty stuff they serve here?
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Runaway Sophie has had enough of working in a grotty B&B and calls Rosie, who brings her and Sian home.
Despite bringing the name of a slightly grotty bit of Newcastle into the living rooms of the nation, Byker Grove was not filmed in the Byker area of the city.
Lucas and a very anxious Denise arrive at a grotty flat but what will she find?
AS an answer to E Cannings' letter on buildings of the future in Middlesbrough (Beauty Spots Turn Grotty, 04.
The pair desert their grotty Camden flat and head to the cottage, owned by Withnail's Uncle Monty, for a weekend of mayhem.
It is about time the Midlands gained recognition for its impressive backdrops and shed its grotty, industrial reputation.
A list of chapter titles is the quickest way to suggest the form of the whole: Ugly, Itchy, Mouldy, Noisy, Grotty, Busy, Dirty Gloomy.
It is sufficient that the discussion move out of the grotty pages of low-circulation homosexual newspapers or magazines, away from pro-pedophile publications of dubious legality, and acquire the aura of fashionable daring from the mainstream media.
Their first studio was housed in a grotty downtown apartment near the intersection of King and Spadina, in Toronto's downtown core.
Off she stomped after a day at work, only realising when she got there that she was wearing her grotty old sheepskin boots as they are cosy and, let's face it, it's freezing.
ZENA: Anything you leave outside all winter is going to end up looking grotty.
Saadia Ali Less crime, more obvious policing, extending the areas already refurbished in the city centre out to some of the grotty inner suburbs, a proper bus station instead of a random collection of ever-changing bus stops around the centre of town.
PUPILS are getting the chance to transform their grotty school tunnel into a work of art.
IT is disgraceful that grotty hotels are jacking up rates.
Scores on the Doors has proven extremely successful in other areas in exposing grotty eateries and in some notable cases, filthy school canteens.