• IPA: /ˈʌɡlɪfaɪ/

uglify (uglifies, present participle uglifying; past and past participle uglified)

  1. (transitive) To make ugly; to destroy or worsen the appearance or attractiveness of.
    • 1792, Frances Burney, Journals and Letters, Penguin 2001, p. 345:
      She uglifies every thing near her.
  2. (intransitive) To become ugly.
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