nasty

(redirected from a nasty piece of work)
Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for nasty

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for nasty

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for nasty

offensive or even (of persons) malicious

Synonyms

Related Words

Antonyms

exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent

Synonyms

Related Words

characterized by obscenity

Related Words

disgustingly dirty

Synonyms

Related Words

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
PAUL really is a nasty piece of work. He's single-handedly ruined David's life by destroying his business and his marriage.
And she branded Scots star Jacqueline Chadwick, alias Linda Baldwin, "a nasty piece of work who is exactly like the character she plays".
Hopkins believes those who see her as a nasty piece of work are the same people who see any piece of work as yp nasty.
He's a nasty piece of work but so are those he is bringing down - which in his eyes makes it OK.
Thatcher has always been a nasty piece of work, a mummy's boy who traded ruthlessly on her name.