Definition of 'ghastly'
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That will teach those ghastly little people a lesson. The Sun (2016)All you can see are cities of these displaced urban people in their ghastly white caravans. The Sun (2015)The noise was ghastly and sights horrible. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Something quite ghastly is happening to our summer season. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was pretty ghastly in all the usual ways. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She turned a potentially ghastly experience into something fun. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She knows he has simply not got it in him to do something so ghastly. The Sun (2013)Has he suddenly changed from being a ghastly greedy little toad to a man of loyalty and integrity? The Sun (2010)Autumn term means more ghastly murder. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Have met ghastly old friend here. Somewhere East of Life (1994)He was ghastly pale, and shuddered all over. The Daisy Chain (1837)It is a ghastly preying on people 's insecurities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I went to a particularly ghastly prep school. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I happen to think she is being a rotten mother and a ghastly role model. The Sun (2009)I thought he was a pretty ghastly man. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I do wonder how he puts up with all the ghastly people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The mornings sounded particularly ghastly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The latter is particularly ghastly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was all pretty ghastly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Whom am I supposed to know, in all these ghastly little regional places? Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. ghastly is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'ghastly'
British English: ghastly ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone or something as ghastly, you mean that you find them very unpleasant.
...a mother accompanied by her ghastly unruly child.
Definition of ghastly from the Collins English Dictionary
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