horrible


horrible
adjective
1) grauenhaft; grausig [Monster, Geschichte]; grauenvoll [Verbrechen, Albtraum]; schauerlich [Maske]

I find all insects horrible — mir graust vor jeder Art von Insekten

2) (coll.): (unpleasant, excessive) grauenhaft (ugs.); horrend [Ausgaben, Kosten]

I have a horrible feeling that ... — ich habe das ungute Gefühl, dass ...

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hor·ri·ble
[ˈhɒrəbl̩, AM ˈhɔ:r-]
adj
1. (shocking) schrecklich
2. (unpleasant) unerfreulich
isn't the weather \horrible today? ist das Wetter heute nicht grauenhaft?
a \horrible suspicion ein schrecklicher Verdacht
it is \horrible doing/to do sth es ist schrecklich, etw zu tun
to be \horrible that ... schrecklich sein, dass ...
3. (unkind) gemein
don't be so \horrible sei nicht so gemein
to be \horrible to sb gemein zu jdm sein
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['hɒrɪbl]
adj
1) (inf: awful) schrecklich (inf); (= ghastly) food grauenhaft (inf); clothes, colour, sight, smell, taste scheußlich, abscheulich; person gemein, fies (inf)

what a horrible thought! — was für eine schreckliche Vorstellung!

to look horrible — scheußlich aussehen

that jumper looks horrible on you — in dem Pullover siehst du schrecklich aus

to be horrible to sb — fies (inf) or gemein zu jdm sein

2) (= horrific) death, crime, sound, war, accident, injury grauenhaft
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horrible [ˈhɒrəbl; US auch ˈhɑ-] adj (adv horribly)
1. schrecklich, furchtbar, scheußlich (alle auch fig umg)
2. umg gemein:
be horrible to s.o
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adjective
1) grauenhaft; grausig [Monster, Geschichte]; grauenvoll [Verbrechen, Albtraum]; schauerlich [Maske]

I find all insects horrible — mir graust vor jeder Art von Insekten

2) (coll.): (unpleasant, excessive) grauenhaft (ugs.); horrend [Ausgaben, Kosten]

I have a horrible feeling that ... — ich habe das ungute Gefühl, dass ...

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adj.
abscheulich adj.
entsetzlich adj.
fies adj.
makaber adj.
schrecklich adj.
ätzend* ausdr.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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