Definition of “disgusting” - English Dictionary

“disgusting” in British English

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uk /dɪsˈɡʌs.tɪŋ/ us /dɪsˈɡʌs.tɪŋ/

B1 extremely unpleasant or unacceptable:

It's disgusting that there are no schools or hospitals for these people.
Passengers were kept for three hours in a disgusting waiting room.

More examples

  • These white walls are much better than that disgusting old wallpaper.
  • The food was absolutely disgusting - I couldn't eat it.
  • I find some of his habits rather unpleasant, disgusting even.
  • Stop picking your nose. You really are disgusting.
  • I'd like you to clean up your room this afternoon - it's in a disgusting mess.
adverb uk /dɪsˈɡʌs.tɪŋ.li/ us /dɪsˈɡʌs.tɪŋ.li/

(Definition of “disgusting” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)