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Unpleasant in appearance; unattractive.‘an ugly-looking industrial plant’‘ugly-looking fish’
- ‘Initial reports that he had bought an ugly-looking former custom house proved unfounded.’
- ‘She jumped up and let in a frightfully ugly-looking spaniel called Bibbs, which had been scratching at the door.’
- ‘They were human but like monsters: fearful, ugly-looking things.’
- ‘The ugly-looking barbed wire fence along that area will be taken away and the promenade widened all the way to Suncoast Casino.’
- ‘An ugly-looking modern store built right in the middle of the town square has totally ruined any character that it might have had.’
- ‘Early photos of the product suggested a bulky, ugly-looking thing.’
- ‘Cane toads are poisonous, ugly-looking large toads that are a major problem in parts of Australia.’
- ‘The most frequently sighted resident of these dark recesses is an ugly-looking fish with blue coloration and a mouthful of large yellow fangs.’
- ‘You don't want new technology in a really ugly-looking space.’
- ‘He was very ugly-looking when you first examined him, but he had a very lively face with a lot of expression.’
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