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Meaning of LOATHLY

Pronunciation:  'lowthlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
 

LOATHLY is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, foul, loathsome, offensive, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Loath"ly\, a. [AS. l[=a]?lic.]
    Loathsome. [Obs.] `` Loathly mouth.'' --Spenser.
    
    
  2. \Loath"ly\, adv.
    1. Unwillingly; reluctantly.
    
             This shows that you from nature loathly stray.
                                                   --Donne.
    
    2. (?) So as to cause loathing. [Obs.]
    
             With dust and blood his locks were loathly dight.
                                                   --Fairfax.
    
    
 

 

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