Simple Definition of hideous
: very ugly or disgusting
Examples of hideous
The room was filled with hideous furniture.
<the hideous way in which she treated her maid after she discovered her ring was missing>
Origin of hideous
alteration of Middle English hidous, from Anglo-French hidus, hisdos, from Old French hisde, hide terror
First Known Use: 14th century
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