Definition of "disgusting" []

  • Arousing disgust; repugnant. See Synonyms at offensive. (adjective)
  • Loathsome; repugnant (adjective)

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Use "disgusting" in a sentence
  • ""Of course," he said -- he used the two words very often, and pronounced the second, rather mincingly, to rhyme with _sauce_: "Of course," said Mr. May, "it's a disgusting place -- _disgusting_!"
  • "The word disgusting came to mind, though I suppose it was pretty in that cottage-chintzy-curtain-fabric way."
  • "She said she and other parents are trying to mobilize to protest their treatment, which she called "disgusting.""