extremely unpleasant and making you feel sick [= revolting]:
Rubbish was piled everywhere - it was disgusting.
Smoking is a really disgusting habit.
shocking and unacceptable:
Sixty pounds for a thirty-minute consultation. I think that's disgusting!
That's a disgusting thing to say.
—disgustingly adverb:WORD FOCUS: horrible
They're disgustingly rich.
taste or smell: nasty, not very nice, revolting, disgusting, foul, unpleasant, gross informal
experience, situation, or feeling: nasty, not very nice, terrible, unpleasant
person: nasty, not very nice, obnoxious, mean American English, unpleasant, objectionable
➔ See also horribleWORD FOCUS: taste
delicious/tasty tastes very good
disgusting tastes very bad
hot/spicy has a lot of spices
bland boring and with not very much taste
sweet has a lot of sugar
salty has a lot of salt
sour used about fruit that is not sweet
bitter used about coffee, chocolate, or medicine that is not at all sweettaste
➔ See also taste