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
Texas taxpayers are consistently forced to waste money on constitutional cases to defend horrid laws their state lawmakers adopt.
That is what’s behind the U.S. attorney scandal and the horrid allegations that career appointees were subjected to political litmus tests.
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Origin and Etymology of horrid
Latin horridus, from horrēre
First Known Use: 1590
HORRID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horrid for English Language Learners
: very shocking or bad
: very unpleasant
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