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Definition of "ill-looking" [ill•-look•ing]

  • Having a bad look; threatening; ugly. See Note under ill, adv. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "ill-looking" in a sentence
  • "An ill-looking Mr. Layton, who was already in remission from prostate cancer, shocked the nation Monday with the revelation that he had been diagnosed with another, unspecified cancer, nearly three months after leading the NDP to its best-ever performance in a federal election."
  • "I then moved forward, and a murmuring sound arose from the crowd as they followed and surrounded me; when an ill-looking man approaching, tapped me on the shoulder, and said,"
  • "I then moved forward, and a murmuring sound arose from the crowd as they followed and surrounded me; when an ill-looking man approaching, tapped me on the shoulder, and said, "Come, Sir, you must follow me to Mr. Kirwin's, to give an account of yourself.""