Definition of 'ugly'
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Talk about the ugly face of capitalism! The Sun (2016)It looks ugly and feels sore. The Sun (2016)At one point she bursts into tears, insisting she looks ugly. The Sun (2016)A lot of the media and news coverage shows the ugly face of life in Syria. The Sun (2016)I feel ugly and unloved. The Sun (2016)Many people become so panicked they feel ugly and out of control. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is this racing failing to face some ugly facts? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Pastors want to avoid such ugly confrontations for their families. Christianity Today (2000)My character was meant to be ugly and dangerous. The Sun (2012)The prison building is as scarred and formidably ugly as the men it houses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Since then the mood has got uglier for fat cats. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes you have to look ugly to get the notes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Final whistle on ugly face of football? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both players squared up in an ugly confrontation that earned both a booking. The Sun (2015)That ugly scar sliced across his hop. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)If you think it looks ugly then cover it with pine bark flakes. The Sun (2015)He made me feel worthless and ugly. The Sun (2008)And have you seen my ugly face on it? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The group feasted on steak and caviar washed down with fine wine and vodka before the mood suddenly turned ugly. The Sun (2015)And looking ill means looking ugly. The House of Mirth (1905)Plus ugly little Noughties canine in tow. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Plus it's a little bit ugly as well. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But all this fragrant artifice hides an ugly, dirty little secret. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the course of it, there were many ugly confrontations between miners and police. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)A few are ugly as sin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I find it ugly, unpleasant, lacking all sense of proportion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'ugly'
British English: ugly /ˈʌɡlɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone or something is ugly, you mean that they are unattractive and unpleasant to look at.
...an ugly little hat.
- American English: ugly
- Arabic: قَبِيح
- Brazilian Portuguese: feio
- Chinese: 丑陋的
- Croatian: ružan
- Czech: ošklivý
- Danish: grim
- Dutch: lelijk
- European Spanish: feo
- Finnish: ruma
- French: moche
- German: hässlich
- Greek: άσχημος
- Italian: brutto
- Japanese: 醜い
- Korean: 못생긴
- Norwegian: stygg
- Polish: brzydki
- European Portuguese: feio
- Romanian: urât
- Russian: уродливый
- Spanish: feo
- Swedish: ful
- Thai: น่าเกลียด
- Turkish: çirkin
- Ukrainian: бридкий
- Vietnamese: xấu xí
Definition of ugly from the Collins English Dictionary
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