Horrid - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhɔːrɪd|  American pronunciation of the word horrid
Brit.  |ˈhɒrɪd|  British pronunciation of the word horrid

adjective

- exceedingly bad

when she was bad she was horrid

- grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror (syn: hideous, horrific, outrageous)

Examples

People there are living in horrid conditions.

He's a horrid little man.

It's horrid of you to tease them like that.

Don't be so horrid!

when she was bad she was horrid

Suddenly he lanced a horrid shriek.

The shark snapped its horrid teeth.

That horrid practice of women murdering their bastard children.

What a horrid smell! Can't you whiff it?

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