/ French (ʒɔli lɛd) /
noun plural jolies laides (ʒɔli lɛd)
a woman whose ugliness forms her chief fascination
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Which Word of the Day from this month means, “an irrational dislike; loathing”?
Word Origin for jolie laide
literally: pretty (attractive) ugly woman
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