Definition of 'nasty'
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His enthusiasm for disabling nasty people is infectious. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They got a nasty shock when her wig came off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was the one who said nasty things about me. The Sun (2017)This didn’t seem like the best way of avoiding nasty surprises to me. Computing (2010) Mean and nasty and the scourge of the local wildlife but we loved him all the same. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It could have got really nasty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Apart from pain, what other clues are there that you have done something nasty to your knee? The Sun (2016)I had periods of my life where I was a nasty piece of work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nasty pieces of work sometimes have a big heart. The Sun (2008)And nasty dogs all looking like pit bulls with bowed legs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Winter is long and nasty and people need respite. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sadly the flipside of your relationship was nasty and abusive. The Sun (2014)Potentially a very nasty shock for a compliant taxpayer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was a nasty and spiteful thing to do. The Sun (2011)They are also potential sources of nasty human diseases. The Sun (2010)He says some really nasty things but always with a smile on his face. The Sun (2014)See their video nasty of terror targets on our website. The Sun (2007) Something seriously nasty happens to upset the calm. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To be confronted then by real fear was a nasty surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Phone bills can also become a nasty surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was not something very mean or nasty. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are the tip of an extremely nasty iceberg. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You could tell from the reaction of players on both sides it was a really nasty injury. The Sun (2013)It occurs nowhere in the book except as the nasty little twist at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But you will get a nasty bruise on the back of your head when you crash into a lamppost. The Sun (2012)The weather at Troon was on the nasty side of unpleasant. For Love or Money (2006)I went through quite a nasty divorce so the ring was a bad omen in the house. The Sun (2013)
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