adjective, ug·li·er, ug·li·est.
SYNONYMS FOR ugly
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Origin of ugly
OTHER WORDS FROM uglyug·li·ly, adverbug·li·ness, nounsu·per·ug·ly, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for ugly
Even Godzilla, the ugliest star attraction of them all, is bigger than ever, both at the box office and in sheer monstrous height.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have seen the ugliest thoughts expressed, sometimes in verse, while using public restrooms.
It would be a storybook ending to one of the ugliest chapters in history of American sports ownership.How to Rescue the Clippers From Donald Sterling’s Racist Clutches|Jesse Lawrence|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You know how you just act the ugliest with the people you love the most?How 'Scandal' Star Bellamy Young Transformed Mellie Into Fans' Favorite Character|Kevin Fallon|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She conveys the ugliest things with matter-of-factness, helping to demystify death.Death Became Her: Molly Lefebure’s Wartime Years of Murder and Suicide|Tim Teeman|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The uncle was always horrible; he was one of the very ugliest of Spaniards; he was a brutal caricature of the national type.Overland|John William De Forest
The ugliest of these was a small torpedo boat which stopped us before we were out of the English Channel.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
Among the least old of the latter and yet ugliest of all, the dame of Haut-Pourcin was conspicuous.
I could gaze and gaze for ever at this lovely panorama, but am told this is the ugliest part of the road.
It is one of the ugliest facts I recall about that time of crisis, the intense aversion I felt for Margaret.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for ugly
adjective -lier or -liest
Derived forms of uglyuglily, adverbugliness, noun
Word Origin for ugly
Idioms and Phrases with ugly
In addition to the idioms beginning with ugly
- ugly as sin
- ugly customer
- ugly duckling
- rear its ugly head