(as) ugly as sin

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of (as) ugly as sin

informal
: very ugly
  • That dog of yours is (as) ugly as sin.

Word by Word Definitions

ugly play
  1. : offensive to the sight : hideous

  2. : offensive or unpleasant to any sense

  3. : morally offensive or objectionable

  1. : in an ugly manner

sin play
  1. : an offense against religious or moral law

  2. : an action that is or is felt to be highly reprehensible

  3. : an often serious shortcoming : fault

  1. : to commit a sin

  2. : to commit an offense or fault

  1. : the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table


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