disgusting

adjective dis·gust·ing

Definition of disgusting

  1. :  causing a strong feeling of dislike or disinclination :  causing disgust the food was disgusting a disgusting magazine a disgusting way to treat people

disgustingly

play \di-ˈskəs-tiŋ-lē, dis-ˈgəs- also diz-\ adverb

Examples of disgusting in a sentence

  1. What a disgusting way to treat people.

  2. when we cleaned the room, we found a disgusting plate of moldy food under the bed

Origin and Etymology of disgusting

see 2disgust


First Known Use: 1754


DISGUSTING Defined for English Language Learners

disgusting

adjective dis·gust·ing

Definition of disgusting for English Language Learners

  • : so unpleasant to see, smell, taste, consider, etc., that you feel slightly sick

  • : so bad, unfair, inappropriate, etc., that you feel annoyed and angry


DISGUSTING Defined for Kids

disgusting

adjective dis·gust·ing \di-ˈskə-stiŋ, dis-ˈgə-stiŋ\

Definition of disgusting for Students

  1. :  very sickening or bad a disgusting smell



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