big ugly


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big ugly

A slang term for a large, long-established, primarily industrial company.
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They're not going to want to put a big ugly device over their pretty faces.
With the nine-piece band in full swing, the Brazilian-sounding Semente was a joy to hear whilst the edgy Young Stuff and the meandering Big Ugly with scintillating guitar work from Chris McQueen, interspersed with the punchy brass section, created a steady groove that got the Tramshed crowd bouncing of the walls.
Could it be those big ugly reptiles just aren't cute and cuddly enough for some animal lovers?
I'm not a big ugly centre-half, I'm ugly but I have always been coached from a young age to be a communicator.
bent fracking out Anyone who has walked along a Merseyside beach and seen the sunsets we have here (some of the best in the world, no less) will know that wind farms are one thing, but big ugly derricks bleeding the seabed dry are another.
I have been schooled by some big ugly men down the years.
and Big Ugly Corporation, an entertainment company based in Libertyville, Illinois dedicated to innovating the new music business and empowering artists.
They said, 'Wow, that's a big ugly black mark on the top of your head.
Just go and look at the areas that use wheelie bins and you will see these great big ugly things in front gardens where people have spent a fortune on bedding plants and landscaping.
He said: "Buster had to shave all his hair off and put on a few pounds as Bane is this big ugly thing.
Seaman, from the Business Transformation Agency, called the current process "The Big Ugly.