not a pretty sight

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Definition of not a pretty sight

: not pleasant to see : untidy The kitchen was not a pretty sight after we finished making breakfast.

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“Not a pretty sight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20a%20pretty%20sight. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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