ug·​some ˈəg-səm How to pronounce ugsome (audio)

Word History


Middle English, from uggen to fear, inspire fear, from Old Norse ugga to fear

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ugsome was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Ugsome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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