fug·​ly ˈfə-glē How to pronounce fugly (audio)
fuglier; fugliest
: exceedingly ugly
Unlike many fugly brands that didn't survive the early aughts, UGGs have continued to prosper, even among some of the most stylish, trend-conscious consumers …Kayla Levy
… the all too perky world of activewear has a well-documented passion for fugly garments in neon shades …Teo van den Broeke

Word History


probably a euphemistic contraction of fucking ugly

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fugly was in 1980

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“Fugly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fugly. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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