uglify

verb

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

transitive verb

: to make ugly
uglification noun

Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uglify was in 1576

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“Uglify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uglify. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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uglify

verb
ug·​li·​fy ˈəg-li-ˌfī How to pronounce uglify (audio)
uglified; uglifying
: to make ugly

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