Definition of horrid
Examples of horrid in a Sentence
People there are living in horrid conditions.
He's a horrid little man.
Recent Examples of horrid from the Web
The report includes a DFCS caseworker’s notes on her interview with the child, who describes in horrid detail watching her mother slay her siblings and father in their Loganville home.
Matt Kemp’s $160 million contract with the Dodgers is on its third team in five years and has totaled a meager 3.9 WAR thanks to his horrid defense in the outfield.
Teams should just assess their talent in scrimmages without subjecting fans to this horrid brand of basketball.
When Washington returned from his expedition, the governor snatched up his journal without giving him a chance to correct his horrid spelling.
SODDY DAISY, Tenn. -- Police arrested a Tennessee couple Monday in a case of horrid conditions for both children and animals, CBS affiliate WDEF-TV reports.
Rather than try to incorporate Dunn and stretch the offense even further (all while recovering from the team’s horrid defensive showing last season), Minnesota has centered its roster around a top-15 player.
With a solid performance here and more of them going forward, Sato can bury the memory of that horrid back stretch in 2013.
Those horrid drafts weren’t conducted by this regime.
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Origin and Etymology of horrid
Latin horridus, from horrēre
First Known Use: 1590See Words from the same year
HORRID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horrid for English Language Learners
: very shocking or bad
: very unpleasant
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