What are some alternative words for ugly?

Synonyms for uglyˈʌg li

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term ugly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ugly(adj)

    displeasing to the senses

    Synonyms:
    horrifying, surly, worthless, despicable, unworthy, vile, slimy, atrocious, horrible, wretched, frightful

    Antonyms:
    pulchritudinous, picturesque, gorgeous, sightly, scenic, lovely, bonny, dishy, glorious, splendiferous, bonnie, well-favored, good-natured, pretty-pretty, good, fair, exquisite, pretty, beautiful, handsome, resplendent, beauteous, stunning, unalarming, ravishing, well-favoured, fine-looking, better-looking, comely, good-looking, splendid

  2. surly, ugly(adj)

    inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace

    Synonyms:
    frightful, horrifying, surly, worthless, despicable, unworthy, slimy, atrocious, horrible, vile, ugly, wretched

    Antonyms:
    beauteous, beautiful, resplendent, pretty, bonny, pretty-pretty, pulchritudinous, handsome, ravishing, exquisite, splendiferous, well-favoured, good, fair, comely, good-natured, bonnie, stunning, better-looking, lovely, sightly, good-looking, glorious, gorgeous, fine-looking, splendid, unalarming, picturesque, well-favored, scenic, dishy

  3. despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched(adj)

    morally reprehensible

    Synonyms:
    frightful, queasy, offensive, pitiable, pathetic, nauseating, piteous, vile, loathsome, misfortunate, suffering, miserable, pitiful, hapless, horrible, worthless, unworthy, nauseous, slimy, undeserving, horrifying, atrocious, deplorable, sickening, ugly, woeful, noisome, wretched, poor, execrable, despicable, slimed, surly

    Antonyms:
    splendid, ravishing, sightly, unalarming, bonny, resplendent, fine-looking, lovely, stunning, good-looking, beauteous, dishy, handsome, glorious, well-favoured, comely, gorgeous, pretty-pretty, well-favored, good, picturesque, pretty, good-natured, exquisite, fair, beautiful, better-looking, scenic, pulchritudinous, bonnie, splendiferous

  4. atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly(adj)

    provoking horror

    Synonyms:
    frightful, flagitious, unworthy, wretched, terrible, monstrous, fearful, horrible, worthless, tremendous, abominable, unspeakable, awful, grievous, atrocious, slimy, ugly, dreadful, horrifying, vile, despicable, painful, surly

    Antonyms:
    lovely, better-looking, pretty-pretty, splendid, ravishing, splendiferous, good-natured, fine-looking, well-favoured, bonnie, resplendent, bonny, gorgeous, pretty, beauteous, scenic, pulchritudinous, comely, well-favored, good-looking, glorious, handsome, fair, exquisite, beautiful, dishy, sightly, picturesque, unalarming, good, stunning

Wiktionary

  1. ugly(adjective)

    Displeasing to the eye; not aesthetically pleasing.

    Synonyms:
    corrupt, unsightly, displeasing, vile, uncomely, immoral, unattractive, repulsive, hideous, homely

    Antonyms:
    beautiful, sightly, attractive, handsome, pretty, gorgeous

  2. ugly(adjective)

    Displeasing to the ear or some other sense.

    Synonyms:
    unsightly, hideous, corrupt, immoral, unattractive, repulsive, vile, uncomely, homely, displeasing

    Antonyms:
    pleasing, attractive

  3. ugly(adjective)

    Offensive to one's sensibilities or morality.

    Synonyms:
    displeasing, unattractive, homely, corrupt, vile, repulsive, hideous, immoral, uncomely, unsightly

    Antonyms:
    moral

Editors Contribution

  1. hideous

    something that isn't pretty is ugly.

    the combination of those colors is really hideous!

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ugly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unsightly, plain, homely, ordinary, ill-looking, ill-favored, hard-favored, not handsome

  2. ugly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    frightful, horrible, hideous, horrid, shocking, terrible, GREWSOME

  3. ugly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cross, sulky, morose, ill-tempered, crabbed, cross-grained


Translations for ugly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for ugly »

Translation

Find a translation for the ugly synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of ugly

     Images & Illustrations of ugly Images & Illustrations of ugly Images & Illustrations of ugly

Discuss these ugly synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"ugly." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 19 Nov. 2017. <http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/ugly>.

Are we missing a good synonym for ugly?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ugly:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.