look a fright

Definition of look a fright

old-fashioned

  1. :  to look strange, shocking, ugly, etc. I can't go out like this. I look a fright!

Word by Word Definitions

lookplay
  1. :  to make sure or take care (that something is done)

    :  to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

    :  to exercise the power of vision upon :  examine

  1. :  the act of looking

    :  glance

    :  the expression of the countenance

frightplay
  1. :  fear excited by sudden danger :  alarm

    :  something strange, ugly, or shocking

  1. :  to alarm suddenly :  frighten


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