Definition of ill-looking in English:

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1Having an unhealthy appearance: an assortment of ill-looking characters were already waiting for the surgery to open
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  • Two of the horses stood with their heads down; ribs striped their ill-looking flanks.
  • The child is particularly ill-looking during the first days of the rash.
  • She saw his expression change as he heard her carefully worded reply; he turned first red and then an ill-looking pale shade.
2Not pleasing to look at: unattractive: he was not ill-looking though he was not really handsome either
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  • William is an amiable fellow, and not ill-looking either.
  • You are not precisely handsome, but you are not ill looking, and you have impeccable family connections.
  • "Well, yes, she is not ill-looking," Harbury admitted grudgingly.

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