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grotty

slang Disgusting, repulsive, or unpleasant. From the word "grotesque." Primarily heard in UK. This room is seriously grotty—it looks like no one has cleaned it in months. Ew, there's no way I'd kiss him! Have you seen those grotty teeth?
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grotty

(ˈgrɑdi)
mod. highly undesirable. (see also grody.) What is this grotty stuff they serve here?
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