grot

n
British
a.
dirt, squalor, unpleasantness.
Although this word was a back-formation from the adjective 'grotty', it no longer reflects that word's origin in 'grotesque'.
► I can't go on living among all this grot.
b.
a dirty, slovenly or disreputable person
► He really is an awful grot.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • grot — grot; grot·to; grot·toed; grot·zen; grot·ty; …   English syllables

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  • Grot — (gr[o^]t), n. [F. grotte, It. grotta. See {Grotto}.] A grotto. [Poetic] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • grot|to — «GROT oh», noun, plural toes or tos. 1. a cave or cavern, especially one that is picturesque or that forms an agreeable retreat. 2. an artificial cave made for coolness and pleasure. ╂[< Italian grotta, earlier grotto < Latin crypta <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • grot|ty — «GROT ee», adjective, ti|er, ti|est. British Slang. dreary; dull: »They live in bed sitters…and their rooms are so grotty they just can t bear to stay in (Manchester Guardian Weekly). ╂[alteration of grotesque, perhaps influenced by …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grot — Grot, 1) Silberscheide u. Rechnungsmünze in Bremen 4 Pfennige Cour., 72 = 1 Thaler Gold, s.u. Bremen (Geogr.); 2) G. (Flämisch), früher eingebildete Münze in Hamburg, namentlich beim Zuckerhandel gleich 1/2 Schilling Banco gerechnet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Grot — Grot, 1) Jakow Karlowitsch, russ. Sprachforscher, geb. 27. (15.) Dez. 1812 in Petersburg, gest. daselbst 5. Juni (24. Mai) 1893, erhielt seine Bildung im Lyzeum in Zarskoje Selo und trat 1832 als Beamter in die Kanzlei des Ministerkomitees, bald… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Grot — Grot, Münze, s. Groten …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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