hideous-looking love

hideous-looking

Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Think of a contemporary version of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" in which an egotistical scientist's creation is not a hideous-looking monster but a well-mannered teenage girl who quotes Shakespeare, listens to Tom Petty and uses Facebook and YouTube.

    Book Review Roundup

  • Next to the boy was a hideous-looking doll that also had a head full of green scales and nasty spiked teeth jutting from its elongated mouth.

    The Three Furies

  • “The purple bear,” Patch said, and accepted a hideous-looking teddy bear with matted purple fur.

    Crescendo

  • The rest of the cast is uniformly excellent, though I took special delight in Ms. Bassham, who sings as well as she acts; John Kuntz and Robert Walsh, the drunken clowns; and Benjamin Evett, the company's artistic director, who does double duty as a hideous-looking Caliban.

    Introducing… The Amazing Prospero!

  • We rode towards the Jaffa Gate, outside of which were stalls of horses and donkeys, and a motley crowd, including lines of hideous-looking lepers.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • “It is a hideous-looking creature, of a dirty black colour, stupid and sluggish in its movements,” he wrote ungenerously.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • It is a hideous-looking creature, of a dirty black colour, stupid, and sluggish in its movements.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • “And hideous-looking things are never destroyed,” she went on.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • She was a hideous-looking woman, though much younger than Auntie, which I hadn't expected.

    Memoirs of a Geisha

  • Following his directions, Usha emerged from an alley into the shadow of a hideous-looking tower surrounded by a grove of dark trees.

    Dragons Of Summer Flame

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.