Associations to the word «Ugly»


UGLY, adjective. Displeasing to the eye; not aesthetically pleasing.
UGLY, adjective. Displeasing to the ear or some other sense.
UGLY, adjective. Offensive to one's sensibilities or morality.
UGLY, adjective. Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
UGLY, adjective. Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss.
UGLY, noun. (slang) (uncountable) Ugliness.
UGLY, noun. (slang) An ugly person or thing.
UGLY, noun. (UK) (informal) (dated) A shade for the face, projecting from a bonnet.
UGLY AS SIN, adjective. (dated) (simile) (idiomatic) Extremely ugly
UGLY DUCKLING, noun. A young person who is ugly, but who is expected to become beautiful as they mature.
UGLY DUCKLINGS, noun. Plural of ugly duckling
UGLY FINDER, noun. (baseball) (colloquial) A hard batted or thrown ball which hits or nearly hits someone, especially a line drive foul ball hit into a dugout.
UGLY FINDERS, noun. Plural of ugly finder
UGLY MILK-CAP, noun. An edible mushroom, Lactarius necator.
UGLY MILK-CAPS, noun. Plural of ugly milk-cap
UGLY STICK, noun. A traditional Newfoundland musical instrument fashioned from household and toolshed items, typically a mop handle with bottle caps, tin cans, small bells, etc., and played with a drumstick.
UGLY STICK, noun. A notional stick causing ugliness, with which unattractive people are said to have been beaten.
UGLY STICKS, noun. Plural of ugly stick

Dictionary definition

UGLY, adjective. Displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture".
UGLY, adjective. Inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind".
UGLY, adjective. Morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar".
UGLY, adjective. Provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound".

Wise words

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