ill-favored

[ il-fey-verd ]
/ ˈɪlˈfeɪ vərd /
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adjective

unpleasant in appearance; homely or ugly.
offensive; unpleasant; objectionable.

Nearby words

  1. ill-defined,
  2. ill-disguised,
  3. ill-disposed,
  4. ill-equipped,
  5. ill-fated,
  6. ill-favoured,
  7. ill-fitted,
  8. ill-fitting,
  9. ill-formed,
  10. ill-founded

Also especially British, ill-fa·voured.

Origin of ill-favored

First recorded in 1520–30

Related formsill-fa·vored·ly, adverbill-fa·vored·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for ill-favoured

ill-favoured

US ill-favored

adjective

unattractive or repulsive in appearance; ugly
offensive, disagreeable, or objectionable
Derived Formsill-favouredly or US ill-favoredly, adverbill-favouredness or US ill-favoredness, noun

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