Definitions for nastyˈnæs ti
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offensive or even (of persons) malicious
"in a nasty mood"; "a nasty accident"; "a nasty shock"; "a nasty smell"; "a nasty trick to pull"; "Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
"a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation"
cruddy, filthy, foul, nasty, smutty(adj)
characterized by obscenity
"had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
filthy, foul, nasty(adj)
disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
"as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"
Contemptible, unpleasant (of a person).
Objectionable, unpleasant (of a thing); repellant, offensive.
Indecent or offensive; obscene, lewd.
Awkward, difficult to navigate; dangerous.
Grave or dangerous (of an accident, illness etc.).
Formidable, terrific; wicked.
Origin: Origin unknown.
offensively filthy; very dirty, foul, or defiled; disgusting; nauseous
hence, loosely: Offensive; disagreeable; unpropitious; wet; drizzling; as, a nasty rain, day, sky
characterized by obcenity; indecent; indelicate; gross; filthy
"Nasty" is the second single from Janet Jackson's third studio album, Control. Released in 1986, the single peaked at number three on Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, and remains one of Jackson's signature songs. Paula Abdul choreographed the music video and appeared in it as well as one of Jackson's friends. The line "My first name ain't baby, it's Janet, Miss Jackson if you're nasty" became a national catchphrase. The song won for Favorite Soul/R&B Single at the 1987 American Music Awards. It ranked number 30 on VH1's 100 Best Songs of the Past 25 Years, number 45 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the 80s, and number 79 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Pop Songs. "Weird Al" Yankovic included the chorus in his 1986 polka medley "Polka Party!." Britney Spears covered "Nasty", along with "Black Cat" during her ...Baby One More Time Tour.
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Rank popularity for the word 'nasty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2075
Rank popularity for the word 'nasty' in Adjectives Frequency: #632
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