What does the word hideous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Hideously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Shocking; ghastly.

Usage examples for hideous

  1. She had never loved him, she had never even pretended to love him, and it was less any sense of personal loss than the hideous sin of it which swept in upon her as she stood there looking down upon him. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. Noo, it's a hard thing to see the face one loves changed and altered and made hideous. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  3. All through the night they could hear the hideous yells of the savages. – Thirty Indian Legends by Margaret Bemister