Meaning of “not be a pretty sight” in the English Dictionary

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"not be a pretty sight" in British English

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not be a pretty sight

humorous

to be ugly or unpleasant to look at:

I can tell you, first thing in the morning he's not a pretty sight.

(Definition of “not be a pretty sight” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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