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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nas·ty /ˈnæsti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nas·ty a. [Compar. Nastier superl. Nastiest.]
 1. Offensively filthy; very dirty, foul, or defiled; disgusting; nauseous.
 2. Hence, loosely: Offensive; disagreeable; unpropitious; wet; drizzling; as, a nasty rain, day, sky.
 3. Characterized by obscenity; indecent; indelicate; gross; filthy.
 Syn: -- Nasty, Filthy, Foul, Dirty.
 Usage: Anything nasty is usually wet or damp as well as filthy or dirty, and disgusts by its stickiness or odor; but filthy and foul imply that a thing is filled or covered with offensive matter, while dirty describes it as defiled or sullied with dirt of any kind; as, filthy clothing, foul vapors, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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 [syn: awful] [ant: nice]
      2: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty
         problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight
         situation" [syn: tight]
      3: thoroughly unpleasant; "filthy (or foul or nasty or vile)
         weather we're having" [syn: filthy, foul, vile]
      4: characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul
         language"; "smutty jokes" [syn: filthy, foul, smutty]
      5: disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter;
         "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of
         a room" [syn: filthy, foul]
      [also: nastiest, nastier]