Word:   
Try out Spruce, our experimental quotations search engine.

Definitions of ugly:
  • adjective:   deficient in beauty
    Example: "Ugly gray slums"
  • adjective:   displeasing to the senses and morally revolting
    Example: "An ugly face"
  • adjective:   morally reprehensible
    Example: "Ugly crimes"
  • adjective:   inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    Example: "An ugly frame of mind"
  • adjective:   provoking horror
    Example: "An ugly wound"
  • adjective:   threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    Example: "Ugly black clouds"

Related words...
Related quotations...
Descriptive words...

Search for ugly at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See ugly used in context: 428+ rhymes, 21 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse