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5 definitions found
 for ugly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ugly \Ug"ly\, n.
     A shade for the face, projecting from the bonnet. [Colloq.
     Eng.] --C. Kingsley.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ugly \Ug"ly\, v. t.
     To make ugly. [R.] --Richardson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ugly \Ug"ly\, a. [Compar. Uglier; superl. Ugliest.] [Icel.
     uggligr fearful, dreadful; uggr fear (akin to ugga to fear) +
     -ligr (akin to E. -ly, like). ??. Cf. Awe.]
     1. Offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; being of
        disagreeable or loathsome aspect; unsightly; repulsive;
        deformed.
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              The ugly view of his deformed crimes. --Spenser.
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              Like the toad, ugly and venomous.     --Shak.
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              O, I have passed a miserable night,
              So full of ugly sights, of ghastly dreams. --Shak.
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     2. Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome; as, an ugly
        temper; to feel ugly. [Colloq. U. S.]
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     3. Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss;
        as, an ugly rumor; an ugly customer. [Colloq.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ugly
      adj 1: displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly
             furniture" [ant: beautiful]
      2: inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace;
         "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind" [syn: surly,
         ugly]
      3: morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as
         murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery
         appalled them"; "a slimy little liar" [syn: despicable,
         ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched]
      4: 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" [syn: atrocious,
         frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  145 Moby Thesaurus words for "ugly":
     abominable, alarming, awkward, bad, bad-tempered, base, bearish,
     beautiless, bitchy, bitter, blemished, blotted, cacophonic,
     cacophonous, cankered, cantankerous, churlish, corrupt, crabbed,
     crabby, cranky, critical, cross, cross-grained, crotchety, crusty,
     cussed, dangerous, dangersome, debased, defaced, degenerate,
     depraved, despicable, detestable, disadvantageous, disagreeable,
     discomforting, disfigured, disgusting, dislikable, displeasing,
     disquieting, distasteful, dysphemistic, dysphemized, evil,
     excitable, execrable, explosive, feisty, filthy, foul, fractious,
     fraught with danger, ghastly, grotesque, gruesome, hateful,
     hazardous, heinous, hideous, homely, hostile, huffish, huffy,
     ill-favored, ill-tempered, immoral, inelegant, irascible,
     irritable, jeopardous, loathsome, marred, mean, menacing, mephitic,
     nasty, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, objectionable, obnoxious,
     odious, offensive, ominous, ornery, parlous, periculous, perilous,
     perverse, perverted, plain, repellent, repugnant, repulsive,
     revolting, rotten, serious, short on looks, sickening, snappish,
     sordid, sour, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, spoiled, surly, testy,
     thankless, threatening, troublesome, uglified, ugly as hell,
     ugly as sin, unaesthetic, unalluring, unappealing, unappetizing,
     unattractive, unbeautiful, uncomely, uncomfortable, undelectable,
     undelicious, undesirable, unengaging, unenjoyable, unhandsome,
     uninviting, unlikable, unlovely, unpalatable, unpleasant,
     unpleasing, unprepossessing, unpretty, unsavory, unsightly,
     untasteful, unwelcome, vile, waspish
  
  

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