adjective, ug·li·er, ug·li·est.
Origin of ugly
SYNONYMS FOR ugly
ANTONYMS FOR ugly
Related formsug·li·ly, adverbug·li·ness, nounsu·per·ug·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for uglily
He was ugly, that was all; nothing more nor less; in short, he was uglily ugly.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8)|Guy de Maupassant
"Been listening to all our talk, I suppose," said Cuffer, uglily.The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle|Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
"Then I want to tell you that he has no right to interfere with me," went on Napoleon Martell, uglily.
"Say, this isn't any of your fight," put in Slugger Brown, uglily.
British Dictionary definitions for uglily
adjective -lier or -liest
Derived Formsuglily, adverbugliness, noun
Word Origin for ugly
Idioms and Phrases with uglily
In addition to the idioms beginning with ugly
- ugly as sin
- ugly customer
- ugly duckling
- rear its ugly head