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Definitions of ugly

  1. To make ugly. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; being of disagreeable or loathsome aspect; unsightly; repulsive; deformed. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome; as, an ugly temper; to feel ugly. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss; as, an ugly rumor; an ugly customer. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Ugliest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A shade for the face, projecting from the bonnet. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Ugliness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Uglier. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. deficient in beauty; "ugly gray slums" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. displeasing to the senses and morally revolting; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture"; "war is ugly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. Displeasing to the eye; hideous; bad in character; as, an ugly report; ill-natured; quarrelsome. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Offensive to the eye: deformed: hateful: ill-natured. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Offensive to the eye; deformed; ill-looking. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. Ill-looking; unsightly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Repulsive; revolting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Offensive to the sight; deformed; hateful. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for ugly

  1. I don't like you, you ugly old cat, she said, and you know I don't. – Rosy by Mrs. Molesworth
  2. Thinking me very ugly – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
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