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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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
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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
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beastly

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

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