from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something, such as a distressed building, that is unpleasant or offensive to view.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A displeasing sight; something prominently ugly or unsightly.
  • n. An eye lesion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Something offensive to the eye or sight; a blemish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sore upon or near the eye, as at the corner of the eye or upon an eyelid.
  • n. Hence Something offensive to the eye or sight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. something very ugly and offensive


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