Definition of ill-looking in English:

ill-looking

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adjective

  • 1Having an unhealthy appearance: an assortment of ill-looking characters were already waiting for the surgery to open
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    • The high pace and the rough weather conditions made the field crumble and an ill-looking Bradley Wiggins was defeated on the flat road headed towards the finish line.
    • Emma looks terrible, so drawn and ill looking.
    • Naturally slim is one thing, ill looking is quite another.
  • 2Not pleasing to look at: unattractive: he was not ill-looking though he was not really handsome either
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    • The city presented, at first view, nothing but a mass of ill-looking houses, built of earth.
    • 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.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody