ill-favored

adjective

ill-fa·​vored ˈil-ˈfā-vərd How to pronounce ill-favored (audio)
1
: unattractive in physical appearance
especially : having an ugly face
2

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of ill-favored was circa 1530

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“Ill-favored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ill-favored. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

ill-favored

adjective

ill-fa·​vored
ˈil-ˈfā-vərd
: not pretty or handsome
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