Definition of look a fright in English:

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look a fright

informal Have a disheveled or grotesque appearance.
Example sentences
  • He's green, foul-smelling, warty, impolite and looks a fright.
  • She knew she looked a fright and was trying to lay low.
  • She realized she probably looked a fright in muddy breeches, and reached up to push a wisp of hair out of her eyes.
Synonyms
ugly sight, eyesore, monstrosity
informal mess, sight, state, blot on the landscape
See parent entry: fright
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