grody

adj
American
an American version of grotty, used typi-cally by Valley Girls. A word dating from the mid-1970s which now seems established in the teen lexicon. It is often inten-sified in the phrase 'grody to the max'.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • grody — variant of GROTTY (Cf. grotty) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grody — grodiness, n. /groh dee/, adj., grodier, grodiest. Slang. 1. repulsive; disgusting; nauseating. 2. inferior in character or quality; seedy; sleazy: They lived for a month in a grody little shack without lights or running water. [1960 65, Amer.;… …   Universalium

  • grody — adjective nasty, dirty, disgusting, foul, revolting, yucky, grotesque I wouldnt set foot in that spa; the floor looks grody …   Wiktionary

  • Grody — (with teenagers) disgusting; unacceptable: grody to the max (originally US slang (1960s); possibly an alteration of grotty ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • grody — Australian Slang (with teenagers) disgusting; unacceptable: grody to the max (originally US slang (1960s); possibly an alteration of grotty ) …   English dialects glossary

  • grody — adj Dirty, grimy. Don t put those jeans on; they re all grody from fixing the drain pipe. 1970s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • grody — Very vulgar or disgusting. Thats grody! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • grody — AND groaty f grodi] mod. disgusting. (From grotesque. See also grotty.) □ What a grody view of the street from this window. □ These shoes are getting sort of groaty. I guess I’ll throw them out …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • grody — grodiness, n. /groh dee/, adj., grodier, grodiest. Slang. 1. repulsive; disgusting; nauseating. 2. inferior in character or quality; seedy; sleazy: They lived for a month in a grody little shack without lights or running water. [1960 65, Amer.; …   Useful english dictionary

  • grody — adjective AmE slang a word meaning very unpleasant or offensive, used especially by children …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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