Definition of 'beastly'
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But then he could be absolutely beastly and say something that would practically ruin the next one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They said beastly things about you? Times, Sunday Times (2007)I could say something beastly about them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I always used to think it consisted of doing beastly things to rats. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Hollywood superstars are on his case, demanding we all be made aware of what an absolutely beastly man he is and do something about him right away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We got in about one o'clock and consequently feel more than a little jaded now, especially after the perfectly beastly day. Sand In My Shoes: Wartime Diaries of a WAAF (2006)
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Used Occasionally. beastly is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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