beastly

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beast·ly

 (bēst′lē)
adj. beast·li·er, beast·li·est
1. Of or resembling a beast; bestial.
2. Very disagreeable; unpleasant.
adv. Chiefly British
To an extreme degree; very.

beast′li·ness n.

beastly

(ˈbiːstlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
1. informal unpleasant; disagreeable; nasty: beastly weather.
2. obsolete of or like a beast; bestial
adv
informal (intensifier): the weather is so beastly hot.
ˈbeastliness n

beast•ly

(ˈbist li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est,
adv. adj.
1. of or like a beast; bestial.
2. nasty; unpleasant; disagreeable.
adv.
3. Chiefly Brit. Informal. very: beastly cold.
[1175–1225]
beast′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.beastly - very unpleasantbeastly - very unpleasant; "hellish weather"; "stop that god-awful racket"
unpleasant - disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"
2.beastly - resembling a beastbeastly - resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
inhumane - lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion; "humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world"; "biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used"
Adv.1.beastly - in a beastly manner; "she behaved beastly toward her mother-in-law"

beastly

adjective
1. unpleasant, mean, terrible, awful, nasty, foul, rotten, horrid, disagreeable, irksome, shitty (taboo slang) The weather was beastly.
unpleasant good, fine, pleasant, agreeable
Translations
فَظ، غَليظ، قَذِروَحْشي، حَيَواني
brutálníhnusnýpotvornýsurovýzvířecí
grimled
kvikindislegurskepnulegur
zverský
berbatfecîhayvan gibi

beastly

[ˈbiːstlɪ]
A. ADJ (beastlier (compar) (beastliest (superl)))
1. (o.f.) (= horrid) → espantoso
that was a beastly thing to doeso sí que fue cruel
you were beastly to mete portaste muy mal conmigo
where's that beastly book?¿dónde está el maldito libro ese?
2. (archaic) (= animal) → bestial
B. ADV (Brit) (o.f.) it's beastly awkwardes terriblemente difícil
it's beastly coldhace un frío de muerte

beastly

[ˈbiːstli] adj (= horrible) → infect(e)beast of burden nbête f de somme

beastly

(inf)
adjscheußlich, garstig (inf); person, conduct alsogemein, eklig (inf); what beastly weatherso ein Hundewetter; it’s a beastly businessdas ist eine üble Angelegenheit; what a beastly shame! (dated)so ein Jammer!
adv (dated)scheußlich; it’s beastly difficultes ist verteufelt schwierig (inf)

beastly

[ˈbiːstlɪ] adj (fam) (person, behaviour) → insopportabile; (food) → orrendo/a; (weather) → da cani

beast

(biːst)
1. a four-footed (especially large) animal. beasts of the jungle.
2. a cruel, brutal person.
3. an unpleasant person. Arthur is a beast for refusing to come!
ˈbeastly adjective
1. like a beast.
2. disagreeable. What a beastly thing to do!
ˈbeastliness noun
References in classic literature ?
Fielding and Smollett could portray the beastliness of their day in the beastliest language; we have plenty of foul subjects to deal with in our day, but we are not allowed to approach them very near, even with nice and guarded forms of speech.
And I don't want to hurt your feelings, but I think that squeaking bird of yours is about the beastliest thing I ever met.
That's the beastliest thing I've ever heard in my life," declared Toodles feebly, as if astonishment had robbed him of all his buoyant strength in a second.
As he gave chase, Alan was knocked down by a passing tram, putting an end to one of Corrie's beastliest villains in 1989.