ugly as sin

*ugly as sin

Cliché extremely ugly. (*Also: as ~.) Why would anyone want to buy that dress? It's as ugly as sin! Harold is ugly as sin, but his personality is very charming.
See also: sin, ugly

ugly as sin

Physically or morally hideous, as in I can't think why she likes that dog; it's ugly as sin. This simile, first recorded in 1801, replaced the earlier ugly as the devil.
See also: sin, ugly

ugly as sin

If someone or something is as ugly as sin, they are very ugly. Even his kids were ugly as sin.
See also: sin, ugly

(as) miserable/ugly as ˈsin

(spoken) used to emphasize that somebody is very unhappy or ugly: He arrived at the party looking as miserable as sin.Some babies are as ugly as sin at that age.
See also: miserable, sin, ugly

ugly as sin

verb
See also: sin, ugly
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It was the size and weight of a brick, ugly as sin and stopped working after a week.
Of course, they'd have to go and watch another game because my lads are as ugly as sin.
on the coal When she's bevied she's really a shocker She got a few bob when she left her last job Made redundant when she was a Docker She got 22 grand cash in her hand But even with that lump sum She does nothing but cry Cos hard as they try The doctors just can't fix her Hump I say, "Look so yer fat, well never mind "You're the one girl, I'll never ditch "With yer black toothy grin, yer ugly as sin "But let's face it, yer bloody well rich
An American radio vet who believes she's as ugly as sin gets a call from an English photographer with a troublesome dog.
Ugly as Sin Why they changed our churches from sacred places to meeting spaces and how we can change them back again EDITED BY Michael S.
Some people think it's ugly as sin, other people think it's good looking on the line.
I am positive there is no living Southern feminist worth a hoot who didn't spend a good chunk of her adolescence acting ugly as sin.