Loading...

American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Dictionary Search

Hideous


HID'EOUS, adjective

1. Frightful to the sight; dreadful; shocking to the eye; applied to deformity; as a hideous monster; a hideous spectacle; hideous looks.

2. Shocking to the ear; exciting terror; as a hideous noise.

3. Detestable.