Beastly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbiːstli|  American pronunciation of the word beastly
Brit.  |ˈbiːstli|  British pronunciation of the word beastly

adverb

- in a beastly manner

adjective

- (informal) very unpleasant (syn: god-awful, hellish)
- resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility(syn: bestial, brutal, brute, brutish)

Examples

...left to shift for himself on an isolated farm, he gradually sank into a beastly, purposeless existence...

The second major item was of equally beastly complexity.

I was so beastly dirty when I got to this house.

she behaved beastly toward her mother-in-law

He was beastly drunk.

To walk three miles every day is a beastly bore, but healthy.

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