grotty grotty


  • (adj) very unpleasant or offensive


  1. The horror books certainly were gross and grotty.
  2. When Judd Apatow comedies and the grotty-Guignol The Dark Knight can secure the unrestricted rating, it's clear that the old sheriff has been replaced by a parole board.
  3. Season 1, in 2007, took FOTC's off-kilter songs, which the duo had been playing onstage for years, and built a winningly grotty sitcom around them.


  • Mark Zuckerberg Is Dropping $1.6M to Renovate His San Francisco Mansion

    The best part of buying a new house, obviously, is ripping out the grotty old cabinets and remaking the den to suit your personal preferences. Or at least that’s the case if you happened to have founded Facebook and therefore have an enormous stockpile of cash. While the couple won’t confirm it, reports say that Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently purchased a second home in ...
    on September 17, 2013     Source: The New York Observer


  1. "If you wish to kill yourself but lack the courage to, I think a visit to Palmerston North will do the trick," Cleese said. "We stayed in a little motel, the weather was grotty, the theatre was a nasty shape and the audience was very strange...
    on Mar 6, 2006 By: John Cleese Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "And no camping, no grotty, muddy people smelling horrible," adds Harvey. "I don't like those festivals like Glastonbury - it won't be operating like that. And the Big Day Out has become quite a suburban crowd - it's lost its inner-city...
    on Dec 31, 2008 By: Mick Harvey Source: The Age

  3. Steven Wright, producer of the T4 show, said: "Our fixers get to experience everything about rock 'n' roll, from the glamorous to the grotty. But if they keep smiling and keep their heads down they get the perfect entrée into the music industry."
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Steven Wright Source: The Star

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