Examples of hideous in a Sentence
The room was filled with hideous furniture.
the hideous way in which she treated her maid after she discovered her ring was missing
Recent Examples of hideous from the Web
Beauty and the Beast PG Disney brings the classic love affair of a beautiful woman and a hideous prince to the screen with this live action musical.
The trustful Dutch overwhelmed; their beloved and respected Sovereign driven into exile; the peaceful city of Rotterdam the scene of a massacre as hideous and brutal as anything in the Thirty Years War.
In Spain, lawmakers recently passed a symbolic resolution calling for the exhumation of the remains of Francisco Franco, the dictator whose tomb sits at a vast tourist site honoring those slain in the country's hideous civil war.
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Origin and Etymology of hideous
alteration of Middle English hidous, from Anglo-French hidus, hisdos, from Old French hisde, hide terror
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
HIDEOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hideous for English Language Learners
: very ugly or disgusting
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