What does the word ugly mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Ugliness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Ill- looking; unsightly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Repulsive; revolting.

Usage examples for ugly

  1. An ugly position to attack. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  2. It is not your fault; but how sad you must feel to be so plain and to bear such an ugly name. – A Child's Story Garden by Compiled by Elizabeth Heber
  3. With that he looked ugly upon them, and rushing to them, had doubtless made an end of them himself, but that he fell into one of his fits and lost for a time the use of his hands. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
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