Ugly Ug"ly, a. [Compar. {Uglier}; superl. {Ugliest}.] [Icel. uggligr fearful, dreadful; uggr fear (akin to ugga to fear) + -ligr (akin to E. -ly, like). ??. Cf. {Awe}.] 1. Offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; being of disagreeable or loathsome aspect; unsightly; repulsive; deformed. [1913 Webster]

The ugly view of his deformed crimes. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Like the toad, ugly and venomous. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

O, I have passed a miserable night, So full of ugly sights, of ghastly dreams. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome; as, an ugly temper; to feel ugly. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster]

3. Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss; as, an ugly rumor; an ugly customer. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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