chiefly British : wretchedly shabby : of poor quality; also : filthy, gross
Examples of GROTTY
- I lived in a grotty flat.
- <get rid of that grotty old rag>
Origin of GROTTY
First Known Use: 1964
Related to GROTTY
- bedraggled, befouled, begrimed, bemired, besmirched, black, blackened, cruddy, dingy, draggled, dusty, filthy, foul, grimy, dirty [chiefly British], grubby, grungy, mucky, muddy, nasty, smudged, smutty, soiled, sordid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanly
- clean, cleanly, immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless, stainless, ultraclean, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied
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