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  Dictionary Definition of ugly

ugly
adjective, uglier, ugliest.

1. repulsive or displeasing in appearance; offensive to the sense of beauty: ugly furniture.
2. morally revolting: ugly sin.
3. disagreeable; unpleasant; objectionable: ugly tricks.
4. of a troublesome nature; threatening disadvantage or danger: ugly symptoms.
5. unpleasantly or dangerously rough: ugly weather.
6. ill-natured; quarrelsome; vicious: an ugly disposition.
-- phrase
7. as ugly as a hatful of arseholes, Colloquial very displeasing in appearance.
[ME, from Scandinavian; cf. Icel. uggligr fearful, dreadful]
-- uglily, adverb -- ugliness, noun