1extremely unpleasant and making you feel sick [= revolting]:
Rubbish was piled everywhere - it was disgusting.
Smoking is a really disgusting habit.
2shocking and unacceptable:
Sixty pounds for a thirty-minute consultation. I think that's disgusting!
That's a disgusting thing to say.
They're disgustingly rich.
WORD FOCUS: horrible WORD FOCUS: horrible taste or smell:nasty, not very nice, revolting, disgusting, foul, unpleasant, grossinformal experience, situation, or feeling:nasty, not very nice, terrible, unpleasant person:nasty, not very nice, obnoxious, meanAmerican English, unpleasant, objectionable ➔ See alsohorribleWORD FOCUS: taste WORD FOCUS: taste delicious/tastytastes very good disgustingtastes very bad hot/spicyhas a lot of spices blandboring and with not very much taste sweethas a lot of sugar saltyhas a lot of salt sourused about fruit that is not sweet bitterused about coffee, chocolate, or medicine that is not at all sweettaste ➔ See alsotaste
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.