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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References in classic literature ?
"Beastly funny country over that way," the narrator drawled with perfect casualness.
"As I was saying--and I don't like interruptions," Bruce Cadogan Cavendish proceeded, "it's a beastly funny country over that way.
"Well, anyway, it was all beastly funny, over there to the westward.
I am surprised the mate can swallow the beastly stuff.
Again the beastly stench almost made him faint, and he lit a cheroot.
"Sir, that Breathitt House, in Atlanta, is a beastly place!
Beastly!..." shouted furious and violent voices on all sides.
"I've never met a man that was fit to compare with a woman!" she cried; "they've no dignity, they've no courage, they've nothing but their beastly passions and their brute strength!
We ought to go into Piccadilly and stop one of these poor wretches and say: 'Now, look here, I'm no better than you are, and I don't pretend to be any better, but you're doing what you know to be beastly, and I won't have you doing beastly things, because we're all the same under our skins, and if you do a beastly thing it does matter to me.' That's what Mr.
But when it came to legging it out to West Australia to act as a sort of valet to Uncle Frederick's beastly sheep--no.
Beastly habits or no beastly habits, the creatur's are to be seen cropping the prairies by tens of thousands, and the piece in your hand is the core of as juicy a buffaloe-hump as stomach need crave!"
False eyebrows and false moustaches were stuck upon them, and their hideous countenances were all bloody and sweaty, and all awry with howling, and all staring and glaring with beastly excitement and want of sleep.