Beastly vs Filthy - What's the difference?
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Beastly is a related term of filthy.
As adjectives the difference between beastly and filthy
is that beastly
is (uk) pertaining to, or having the form, nature or habits of, a beast while filthy
is covered with filth; very dirty.
As an adverb beastly
is like a beast; brutishly.
(UK) Pertaining to, or having the form, nature or habits of, a beast.
(UK) Characterizing the nature of a beast; contrary to the nature and dignity of man; brutal; filthy.
(UK, dated) Abominable.
- beastly weather
Most often used pejoratively. is more narrow, though also often used pejoratively.
* (like a beast) bestial, animalian
Like a beast; brutishly.
* 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , III.8:
* 1901 , The Literary World - Volume 63 - Page 35:
- Beastly he threwe her downe, ne car'd to spill / Her garments gay with scales of fish that all did fill.
- They have insulted me most beastly . Moreover, they are, everyone of them, black-satan filthmen.
Covered with filth; very dirty.
Obscene or offensive.
Very unpleasant or disagreeable.
* (covered with filth ): pristine
* (obscene ): holy, venerable
* (covered with filth ): sleazy, slimy, grimy
* (obscene ): gruesome
* filthy rich
* (obscene'') 1987:''' “'''Filthy smirking Pat Robertson has come in second in the Iowa Republican caucuses.” -''Final Diary , Michael Grumley