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When I was 7 and went to the zoo with my second-grade class, I saw chimpanzee eyes for the first time - the eyes of an unhappy animal, all alone, locked in a bare, concrete-floored, iron-barred cage in one of the nastier, old-fashioned zoos. I remember looking at the chimp, then looking away.
Octavia E. Butler

Meaning of "nastier" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NASTIER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NASTIER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nastier is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NASTIER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nasty

Nasty may refer to: ▪ "Nasty", 1986 ▪ "Nasty", 2014 ▪ Nasty, a 1996 album by Cameo ▪ Nasty, a 2008 Czech film ▪ "Nasty", an episode of The Young OnesNasty!, a 1968 album by Johnny "Hammond" Smith ▪ "Nasty", a song by The Damned, created for the Young Ones episode, released as a B-side of the single "Thanks for the Night" ▪ Nasty, Hertfordshire, a village in England ▪ Nasty class or Tjeld class patrol boat, a type of motor torpedo boat ▪ A slang name for Ilie Năstase, a tennis player ▪ -nasty, a suffix used in the names of nastic movements of plants...

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NASTIER

nasogastric
nasolacrymal
nasopharyngeal
nasopharynges
nasopharynx
Nassau
nassella tussock
Nassella Tussock Board
Nasser
nastalik
Nastase
nastic movement
nasties
nastiest
nastily
nastiness
nasturtium
nasty
nasty piece of work
nasute

WORDS THAT END LIKE NASTIER

bloodthirstier
bustier
crustier
dustier
feistier
frostier
fustier
hastier
lustier
mistier
mustier
pastier
rustier
tastier
testier
thirstier
tier
toastier
trustier
vastier
yeastier

Synonyms and antonyms of nastier in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NASTIER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «nastier» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of nastier

Translation of «nastier» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NASTIER

Find out the translation of nastier to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nastier from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nastier» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

厉害
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nastier
570 millions of speakers

English

nastier
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

nastier
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أكثر شرا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гаже
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nastier
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

nastier
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

méchant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nastier
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

fieser
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

厄介な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

심술 궂고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nastier
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nastier
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துர்நாற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नास्तिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

nastier
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nastier
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nastier
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гаже
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

obraznic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

nastier
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nastier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

styggare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slemmere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nastier

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NASTIER»

The term «nastier» is regularly used and occupies the 94.787 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NASTIER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nastier

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5 QUOTES WITH «NASTIER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word nastier.
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Paddy Ashdown
I've had much nastier things said about me in the British press than in the Bosnian press.
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Octavia E. Butler
When I was 7 and went to the zoo with my second-grade class, I saw chimpanzee eyes for the first time - the eyes of an unhappy animal, all alone, locked in a bare, concrete-floored, iron-barred cage in one of the nastier, old-fashioned zoos. I remember looking at the chimp, then looking away.
3
Jarvis Cocker
The most entertaining songs don't always come from a nice place. In songs where I think I'm being really sensitive, they seem quite boring actually. I've found that the songs that come out of nastier, more misanthropic places are better.
4
James Corden
When the 'Guardian' is commissioning writers to write obituary pieces about you and your career... it doesn't get much nastier than that. And you've just got to go, 'It doesn't actually matter.'
5
Jeannette Rankin
If I had my life to live over, I would do it all again, but this time I would be nastier.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NASTIER»

Discover the use of nastier in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nastier and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Fifty Shades Nastier: An Intensely Funny Parody: That No ...
A send-up of E.L. James's Fifty shades juggernaut.
Lardyard Hampoon, 2012
2
Nasty
... Nicola and jumped out of a window. There's a lot more to her story. Her life is even nastier than Nicola's. In fact the book's title is: NASTIER. QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION □ Nicola and Carlos had horrible things.
Dr. XYZ, 2009
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Encyclopedia of Urban Legends, Updated and Expanded Edition
English folklorist Paul Smith in two popular collections of urban legends used these terms; he compiled The Book of Nasty Legends (1983) and The Book of Nastier Legends (1986). Clearly Smith did not mean to set up yet another new set of ...
Jan Harold Brunvand, 2012
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Ruskie: Beers, Bears and Babushkas
Her response was a classic. 'I'm Nastier' Blimey perhaps they'd been playing some kind of perverted role-play activity or something all night and she hadn't come out of the role! She may well be nastier, but nastier than what? It seemed that I ...
Matthew Francis, 2010
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Exploring Postmodernism: Selected Papers Presented at a ...
As precedent for his appearance Nastier cites, not The French Lieutenant's Woman, but — requesting Lanark not to feel embarrassed — "Vonnegut [who] has it in Breakfast of Champions and Jehovah in the books of Job and Jonah" ( Gray ...
Matei C?linescu, Douwe Wessel Fokkema, 1987
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The Complete Wordbook for Game Players: Winning Words for ...
LESION INSTEAD E AERIEST RAIMENT SENHORA NASTIER REBATES SAINTED SERIATE N ENTRAIN I ERASION RATINES C CERATES 13 AIDERS A ANISOLE STAINED F FAIREST P PAINTER 5 SENIOR L LOANERS RETAINS ...
Mike Baron, 2004
7
Crime and Nature
The juvenile street gang provides each participant with an image nastier than his own. This nasty image shares and enhances the ability to intimidate others (see Exhibit 20.2, panel A).40 Gang signals assist that process. A youth walking ...
Marcus Felson, 2006
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A Collection of Canadian Plays
All the King does is eat and get nastier and meaner and more miserable. (Fade in King's music) Mrs. Plumcrumble: It's the King — he's coming for his breakfast. Listen everyone! Keep very still and very quiet. The King's eyesight was never very ...
Rolf Kalman, 1975
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Judicial Process: Law, Courts, and Politics in the United States
... policy a judge can have against having to wage a potentially costly campaign for re-election. Nastier,. Noisier,. and. Costlier. Times are changing. Judicial campaigns are becoming “nastier, noisier, and costlier” (Schotland 1998). Compared ...
David Neubauer, Stephen Meinhold, 2012
10
The Challenges of Orpheus: Lyric Poetry and Early Modern England
In a mirror version of this pattern, "Blame not my lute" addresses the lady directly but becomes a far nastier poem if one allow s for the possibility of overhearers, notably the courtiers who might be side participants. Like the rhetorical orations ...
Heather Dubrow, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NASTIER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nastier is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sensitivity Over at Gawker
He and other moguls in the nastier corners of the Internet are noting that though hits on such stories may reach stratospheric levels, advertisers ... «RealClearPolitics, Jul 15»
2
Shell gets the final go-ahead to drill in the Arctic
A January paper in the journal Nature concluded that, if the world is to avoid the nastier effects of global warming that come with a rise in average global ... «Grist, Jul 15»
3
IHMS revelations bolster the legal and political case against the …
The vilification of Prof Gillian Triggs and her report on children in immigration detention was one of the nastier campaigns of the Abbott ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Payoffs are about keeping quiet, not apologies
Throwing rotten vegetables – and nastier things – at them would possibly help. It would at least be revenge. Ad Feedback. If we believe what ... «The Dominion Post, Jul 15»
5
'Pee-wee's Big Adventure': Famous Lines & the Ones That Oughta Be
... angry Pee-wee barks at him. It's a rare look at a nastier side of our hero, but everyone has their breaking point. Don't mess with Pee-wee and ... «Biography, Jul 15»
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How to survive rock'n'roll excess, the BBC under fire, and Cameron's …
But I think Marr knows that, in the world of online abuse, this is the equivalent of gentle teasing. From there on, it gets a hell of a lot nastier. «New Statesman, Jul 15»
7
They want me dead: Minister
HARARE – As the deadly factional and succession fights within President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF get nastier, minister of State for ... «Nehanda Radio, Jul 15»
8
The EU's Worsening Crisis and Russia
... over how to deal with Greece has already exposed enormous cleavages between the EU's members, and it's about to get a whole lot nastier. «Russia!, Jul 15»
9
'Wild Tales' and black comedy from the dark heart of Argentina
Things seem to drift in an even nastier direction in the final story, where a wedding party unravels after the bride (Erica Rivas) learns of her ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
10
Loan sharks on the up after payday loan controls
... problems about payday loans have halved on the previous year, the CFA 'Credit 2.0′ report says that people have gone to nastier lenders. «PPP Focus.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Nastier [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nastier>. Aug 2019 ».
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