Definition of dreadful
dreadfullyplay \-f(ə-)lē\ adverb
dreadfulnessplay \-fəl-nəs\ noun
Examples of dreadful in a Sentence
Her performance was absolutely dreadful.
Those children have such dreadful manners.
DREADFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dreadful for English Language Learners
: very bad or unpleasant
DREADFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of dreadful for Students
1 : causing fear a dreadful storm
2 : very unpleasant a dreadful cold
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