how to pronounce ugly


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the above transcription of ugly is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ugly is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ugly in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… going to be messy and ugly I mean if you …”

meaning of ugly

Ugly means not pleasing to the eye, not attractive.

ugly frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word ugly occurs in english on average 30.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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