from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make ugly; disfigure.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make ugly; to destroy or worsen the appearance or attractiveness of.
- v. To become ugly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To disfigure; to make ugly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make ugly; disfigure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make ugly
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Yahoo really doesn't give you any means to "uglify" the avatars.
"Other countries have no right to intervene," he said adding that some Western countries were trying hard to "uglify" China.
I also give so much credit for actors who 'uglify' themselves for roles.
It is the designers and name brands which uglify women.
In Columbia, where the crime rate is much much higher than Brazil, people uglify everything.
I always uglify my downhill skis and poles - prevents theft AND makes it easier to spot them on the rack at crowded resorts!
But how do I uglify my girlfriend to keep other men from stealing her?
May I suggest to Ms. (short for misanthrope) Coulter, the Lizzie Borden of journalism, that, rather than uglify her, TIME (along with its lower case counterpart) has simply revealed that her unattractiveness is not merely skin deep; that hers goes all the way down to that cavity that for most other people serves as the housing for the heart?
While the purchase of a lean, mean, sturdy city bike, light enough for lifting up flights of stairs, is a cyclist's fantasy, the clever bike owners (who dished out a lot of cash for their ride) would do various things to uglify their bikes to make them unattractive to thieves:
I mean, most people thought it would be impossible to “uglify” Marion Cotillard enough to play Edith Piaf, but she gave a near perfect performance.