Synonyms of squalid in English:

squalid


See definition of squalid

adjective

1‘the squalid, overcrowded prison’

SYNONYMS

dirty, filthy, grubby, grimy, mucky, slummy, slum-like, foul, vile, low, poor, sorry, wretched, dismal, dingy, miserable, mean, nasty, seedy, shabby, sordid, sleazy, insalubrious, slovenly, repulsive, disgusting

neglected, uncared-for, unmaintained, broken-down, run down, down at heel, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumbledown, gone to rack and ruin, crumbling, decaying

informal scruffy, scuzzy, crummy, shambly, grungy, ratty, tacky

British informal grotty

North American informal shacky

ANTONYMS

clean, pleasant

2‘a squalid attempt to save themselves from electoral embarrassment’

SYNONYMS

improper, sordid, unseemly, unsavoury, sleazy, seedy, seamy, shoddy, vile, foul, tawdry, louche, cheap, base, low, low-minded, nasty, debased, degenerate, depraved, corrupt, dishonest, dishonourable, disreputable, despicable, discreditable, disgraceful, contemptible, ignominious, ignoble, shameful, wretched, abhorrent, odious, abominable, disgusting

informal sleazoid

ANTONYMS

proper, decent