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 uglification (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of uglify

1576, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near uglify

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uglies

uglifier

uglify

ugliness

ugly

Ugly American

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