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English definition of “plug-ugly”

plug-ugly

adjective uk   /ˌplʌɡˈʌɡ.li/ informal us  
very ugly: a plug-ugly old bulldog I may be plug-ugly, but I'm lovable.Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant

plug-ugly

noun [C] uk   /ˈplʌɡˌʌɡ.li/ /ˌplʌɡˈʌɡ-/ US informal us  
an unpleasant violent person, especially one who lives in a cityUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
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