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1. plug-ugly

noun. someone who bullies weaker people.

Synonyms

  • yob
  • hooligan
  • Teddy boy
  • tough
  • bully
  • ruffian
  • tough guy
  • roughneck
  • yobbo
  • Ted
  • yobo

Antonyms

  • tender
  • edible
  • delicate
  • inexperienced

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Words that Rhyme with Ugly Duckling

  • suckling
  • chuckling
  • buckling

Example sentences of the word ugly-duckling


1. Noun Phrase
This ugly duckling of a caterpillar is shiny with unattractive markings that cause it to resemble bird droppings.

2. duckling

noun. ['ˈdʌklɪŋ'] young duck.

Antonyms

  • dabbling duck

3. duckling

noun. ['ˈdʌklɪŋ'] flesh of a young domestic duck.

Antonyms

  • stand still

4. ugly

adjective. ['ˈʌgli'] displeasing to the senses.

Synonyms

  • unattractive
  • unlovely
  • disfigured
  • hideous
  • fugly
  • grotesque
  • unpicturesque
  • scrofulous
  • monstrous
  • beauty
  • ill-favoured
  • repulsive
  • evil-looking
  • unsightly
  • awkward
  • ill-favored

Antonyms

  • graceful
  • attractive
  • ugliness
  • beautiful

Etymology

  • ugly (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ugly

adjective. ['ˈʌgli'] provoking horror.

Synonyms

  • frightful
  • horrifying
  • horrible
  • alarming

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • seductive
  • inviting
  • unattractiveness

Etymology

  • ugly (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ugly

adjective. ['ˈʌgli'] inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace.

Synonyms

  • ill-natured

Antonyms

  • moral
  • small

Etymology

  • ugly (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ugly

adjective. ['ˈʌgli'] morally reprehensible.

Synonyms

  • vile
  • wretched
  • evil
  • despicable
  • slimy
  • unworthy

Antonyms

  • appealing
  • inoffensive
  • familiar
  • well

Etymology

  • ugly (Middle English (1100-1500))
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