uglify

verb
ug·​li·​fy | \ ˈə-gli-ˌfī How to pronounce uglify (audio) \
uglified; uglifying

Definition of uglify

transitive verb

: to make ugly

Other Words from uglify

uglification \ ˌə-​gli-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce uglify (audio) \ noun

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1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Uglify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uglify. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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