from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Slang Very unpleasant; miserable.
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- adj. unpleasant, dirty, slovenly or offensive
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. very unpleasant or offensive
MPs attack £5bn government bill for 'grotty' new housing risks repeating the mistakes of the postwar boom by wasting hundreds of millions of pounds on funding "grotty" new homes, say MPs.
MPs attack £5bn government bill for 'grotty' new housing risks repeating the mistakes of the postwar boom by wasting hundreds of millions of pounds on Cape Town.
MPs attack £5bn government bill for 'grotty' new housing
Shadow Commons leader Alan Duncan and Sir Patrick Cormack urged the Government to ban the "grotty" and "squalid" row of tents from outside the Palace of Westminster.
It's not Roy Thomson Hall," she said in Whistler on Wednesday, the day the festival announced plans that will see the tired, "grotty" 1980s theatre which is located inside the conference centre transformed into a state-of-the-art, 300-seat, digital theatre with new screen, projector, acoustics, lobby, exterior - and plush seats.
I think that it came after Lord of Light (I can check later), but I have this grotty old paperback copy of a book called "Changeling".
For our second year we left the grot-baggy house and took up a less grotty house with just two rooms and had our own private space.
David Mitchell: 'I should probably be thinking seriously now about not living in a grotty flat on my own'
A bitter, entrenched winter was succeeded by a grotty summer, via a teasingly gorgeous spring; the dying of the evening light and the back-to-school whirl seemed to arrive before we had quite got used to the fact that Wimbledon was over.
Erol Alkan and Boys Noize provide the dirty electro tweaks that contrast beautifully with Cocker's spoken recitation of Cohen's lyrics, as if at 2:17am you'd stumbled into a grotty nightclub beloved of German drug monkeys only to find a sophisticated poetry reading.
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