Definitions

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  • adjective superlative form of beastly: most beastly.

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Examples

  • The next day, Sunday obituaries detailed the "Beast of Bolzano's" beastliest crimes.

    Katie Engelhart: Prosecuting Nazis in the 21st Century

  • Growing up in the 1970s and '80s, I thought the best and beastliest muscle cars were all dead and buried before I got my driver's license.

    Ford Mustang GT-H: 325-hp rental unit

  • ‘It is the beastliest hole I ever put my foot in since I was born,’ said Dick, who had just stumbled and nearly came to the ground with his burden.

    John Caldigate

  • It was the beastliest thing that had ever happened to him — beastliest thing that had ever happened to any fellow!

    In Chancery

  • Troth, and your bum is the greatest thing about you; so that in the beastliest sense you are Pompey the

    Measure for Measure

  • Black holes are just the kind of cosmic phenomena that can pull this sort of trickery off because they are the baddest, beastliest things in the universe.

    I’m Working on That

  • "Isn't this the beastliest fashion, having little tables?"

    The Trumpeter Swan

  • When he was beastliest, he made frequent allusions to the cooling board, referring to a revel, in which, having covered himself with glory, he awoke from a dead drunk to find himself arrayed in his shroud, since which he has been in the habit of designating himself a resurrectionist.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 1, July, 1863 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Owners of utterly beastly fireplaces may also move out of the queue, but they should take their places up at the end again in case they are wanted; for, if things were satisfactory otherwise, their claims might be considered, since even the beastliest fireplace can be dug out at the owner's expense and replaced with something tolerable.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, April 30, 1919

  • 'I suppose,' said De Blacquaire, scratching lines on the ground before him with one of his crutches, 'that you're one of the beastliest old bounders that one could find on the face of the earth, and I have the best sort of a good mind to get you into trouble.

    VC — A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea

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