Beastly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbiːstli|  American pronunciation of the word beastly
Brit.  |ˈbiːstli|  British pronunciation of the word beastly
- in a beastly manner
she behaved beastly toward her mother-in-law
- (informal) very unpleasant (syn: hellish)
- resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility (syn: bestial, brutal, brute, brutish)
beastly desires

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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