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Meaning of BEASTLY

Pronunciation:  'beestlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  in a beastly manner; "she behaved beastly toward her mother-in-law"
  2. [adj]  resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
  3. [adj]  very unpleasant; "hellish weather"; "stop that god-awful racket"
 

BEASTLY is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bestial, brute(a), brutish, god-awful, hellish, inhumane, unpleasant
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Beast"ly\, a.
1. Pertaining to, or having the form, nature, or habits of, a
   beast.

         Beastly divinities and droves of gods. --Prior.

2. Characterizing the nature of a beast; contrary to the
   nature and dignity of man; brutal; filthy.

         The beastly vice of drinking to excess. --Swift.

3. Abominable; as, beastly weather. [Colloq. Eng.]

Syn: Bestial; brutish; irrational; sensual; degrading.

 
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