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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [groh-dee]
    • /ˈgroʊ di/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [groh-dee]
    • /ˈgroʊ di/

Definitions of grody word

  • adjective grody repulsive; disgusting; nauseating. 1
  • adjective grody inferior in character or quality; seedy; sleazy: They lived for a month in a grody little shack without lights or running water. 1
  • noun grody (US) nasty, dirty, disgusting, foul, revolting, yucky, grotesque. 1
  • adjective grody unpleasant; unattractive; revolting 0

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Origin of grody

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
1960-65, Americanism; probably alteration of grotesque

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Parts of speech for Grody


grody popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for grody

adj grody

  • unusual — not usual, common, or ordinary; uncommon in amount or degree; exceptional: an unusual sound; an unusual hobby; an unusual response.
  • unexpected — not expected; unforeseen; surprising: an unexpected pleasure; an unexpected development.
  • irregular — without symmetry, even shape, formal arrangement, etc.: an irregular pattern.
  • unnatural — contrary to the laws or course of nature.
  • atypical — Someone or something that is atypical is not typical of its kind.

adjective grody

Antonyms for grody

adj grody

  • standard — something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison; an approved model.
  • usual — habitual or customary: her usual skill.
  • conforming — to act in accordance or harmony; comply (usually followed by to): to conform to rules.
  • customary — Customary is used to describe things that people usually do in a particular society or in particular circumstances.
  • common — If something is common, it is found in large numbers or it happens often.

adjective grody

  • expected — Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur.
  • honourable — (British spelling) Alternative form of honorable.
  • enjoyable — (of an activity or occasion) giving delight or pleasure.
  • encouraging — Giving someone support or confidence; supportive.
  • appetising — (mostly, British) alternative spelling of appetizing.

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