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grotty

Very unpleasant. This room is seriously grotty—it looks like no one has cleaned it in months.

grotty

(ˈgrɑdi)
mod. highly undesirable. (see also grody.) What is this grotty stuff they serve here?
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I feel a bit dizzy and a bit grotty really," said Kinsella, who was not knocked out in the latest incident.
Runaway Sophie has had enough of working in a grotty B&B and calls Rosie, who brings her and Sian home.
Lucas and a very anxious Denise arrive at a grotty flat but what will she find?
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.
Lately, however, I have been cheered by the lovely building workers upgrading local houses, making cheery comments as I pass by with my three-wheel stroller and who cannot do too much to help this old biddy negotiate the grotty pavements.
Erica suggests she heads into town to a grotty pub to get some, but is devastated to discover later she's been duped into buying oregano.
20am Two hard-drinking unemployed actors sharing a grotty flat in late 1960s London think they can escape their miserable existence by decamping to a cottage in the Lake District.
By creating an open, attractive link between the train station and the city centre, instead of grotty, dark subways and concrete grimness, this development will go some way to repairing the damage caused by the Ring Road's construction.
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.
Scores on the Doors has proven extremely successful in other areas in exposing grotty eateries and in some notable cases, filthy school canteens.
On the tough backstreets of Toxteth, Liverpool, kids were walking home from school as Somali dealers as young as 14 sold crack cocaine outside a grotty corner shop.