fugly

adjective
fug·​ly | \ ˈfə-glē How to pronounce fugly (audio) \
fuglier; fugliest

Definition of fugly

slang
: 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

First Known Use of fugly

1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fugly

probably a euphemistic contraction of fucking ugly

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“Fugly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fugly. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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