- (a) nasty piece of work
- Noun. An unpleasant and devious person. Derog. E.g."Don't lend that Nick Cotton any money, he's a nasty piece of work, and you'll never get it back."
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nasty piece of work — Unpleasant person … A concise dictionary of English slang
(a) nasty piece of work — a nasty piece of work british informal phrase someone who is unkind or unpleasant Thesaurus: people who are cruel and unkindsynonym Main entry: nasty * * * a nasty piece of ˈwork … Useful english dictionary
a nasty piece of work — chiefly Brit : an unkind or unpleasant person Her boyfriend is a nasty piece of work. • • • Main Entry: ↑piece of work … Useful english dictionary
(a) nasty piece of work — Noun. An unpleasant and devious person. Derog. E.g. Don t lend that Nick Cotton any money, he s a nasty piece of work, and you ll never get it back … English slang and colloquialisms
a nasty piece of work — British informal someone who is unkind or unpleasant … English dictionary
be a nasty piece of work — British & Australian, informal to be a very unpleasant person. He s a nasty piece of work, is Carl. I d avoid him if I were you … New idioms dictionary
piece of work — noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work he was indebted to the pioneering work of… … Useful english dictionary
piece of work — noun a) A product or manufactured article, especially an item of art or craft. “Dead Man Walking” is a powerful and intelligent piece of work. b) A person who has a strong and unusual … Wiktionary
piece of work — Person (usu. derog., often nasty piece of work) … A concise dictionary of English slang
piece — n. figure used in a game 1) chess pieces coin 2) a fifty cent; gold; ten cent piece an artistic work 3) a collector s piece (BE; CE has collector s item) 4) a conversation piece 5) a piece of music unit 6) by the piece fragment 7) to break into… … Combinatory dictionary