revolting adj : highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench" [syn: disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, skanky, wicked, yucky]
- Rhymes: -əʊltɪŋ
- present participle of revolt
- The peasants are revolting!
- The action of the verb to revolt in the "disgust or repel" sense only. A revolution is the only noun form for an anti-government uprising.
- That which revolts or is repelling.
- The most revolting smell was coming from the drains.
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