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Kids should speak to each other. They're horrid to each other online, they bully each other - they should shut up and stop it. The problem with social media is there is too much freedom. It's too much, too young.
Cara Delevingne

Meaning of "horrid" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HORRID

(Bristling, shaggy): from Latin horridus prickly, rough, from horrēre to bristle.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HORRID

horrid  [ˈhɒrɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HORRID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Horrid is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HORRID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of horrid in the English dictionary

The first definition of horrid in the dictionary is disagreeable; unpleasant. Other definition of horrid is repulsive or frightening. Horrid is also unkind.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HORRID


Alfred
ˈælfrɪd
arid
ˈærɪd
chlorid
ˈklɒrɪd
florid
ˈflɒrɪd
forehead
ˈfɒrɪd
grid
ɡrɪd
hatred
ˈheɪtrɪd
hurried
ˈhʌrɪd
hybrid
ˈhaɪbrɪd
kindred
ˈkɪndrɪd
Madrid
məˈdrɪd
married
ˈmærɪd
rid
rɪd
sacred
ˈseɪkrɪd
subtorrid
sʌbˈtɒrɪd
torrid
ˈtɒrɪd
unmarried
ʌnˈmærɪd
unquarried
ʌnˈkwɒrɪd
varied
ˈvɛərɪd
worried
ˈwʌrɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HORRID

horrendousness
horrent
horrible
horribleness
horribly
horridly
horridness
horrific
horrifically
horrification
horrified
horrifies
horrify
horrifying
horrifyingly
horripilant
horripilate
horripilation
horrisonant
horrisonous

WORDS THAT END LIKE HORRID

acrid
control grid
dihybrid
irid
jerid
jerrid
lurid
marid
multigrid
murid
national grid
off-grid
off the grid
putrid
screen grid
semiarid
starting grid
the grid
viverrid
Wilfrid

Synonyms and antonyms of horrid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HORRID»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «horrid» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of horrid

Translation of «horrid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HORRID

Find out the translation of horrid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of horrid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «horrid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

极讨厌的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

horrible
570 millions of speakers

English

horrid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भयंकर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البشعين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ужасный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

horrível
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভয়ানক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

épouvantable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengerikan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schrecklich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

忌まわしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

역겨운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Horrid
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hung dư
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அச்சமூட்டுவதாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भयंकर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

korkunç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orrido
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

okropny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

жахливий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oribil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φρικτός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aaklige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

otäckt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vemmelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of horrid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HORRID»

The term «horrid» is very widely used and occupies the 18.851 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HORRID» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «horrid» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «horrid» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about horrid

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10 QUOTES WITH «HORRID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word horrid.
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Bipasha Basu
I actually wanted to be a doctor. But doing all those horrid rat dissections made me faint. I studied science till the 12th standard and later took up commerce. I was planning to do chartered accountancy, but fate had something else in store for me.
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Nina Bawden
I met Richard Burton, an RAF cadet on a two-term course. I would have flirted more enthusiastically if it had not been for the horrid boils on the back of his neck.
3
Wilkie Collins
The horrid mystery hanging over us in this house gets into my head like liquor, and makes me wild.
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Timothy Dalton
It's horrid to be called a Shakespearean actor because that's incredibly limiting, and we love acting. We like telling stories; anything that excites us we want to be a part of. Science fiction is fun, too!
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Cara Delevingne
Kids should speak to each other. They're horrid to each other online, they bully each other - they should shut up and stop it. The problem with social media is there is too much freedom. It's too much, too young.
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Helen Fielding
It is horrid to smirk.
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Henry James
Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
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Mary McCarthy
Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward, in a horrid flash of regret.
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Paul Tsongas
You are part of that horrid expression, the best and the brightest. It can be a terrible burden if you let it be, but it is the great challenge of your time. And being a warrior in that challenge should be wondrous.
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George Washington
The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HORRID»

Discover the use of horrid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to horrid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy (Early Reader)
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books.
Francesca Simon, 2013
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Horrid Henry
Look out for the answers! Horrid Henry is a prize-winning 20-million-copy-selling series, illustrated by Tony Ross, who also illustrates David Walliams' children's books, and his own picture books.
Francesca Simon, 2010
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Horrid Henry And The Mummy's Curse
Francesca Simon. Horrid Henry Horrid Henry and the Secret Club Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy HorridHenry's Nits Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick Horrid Henry's Haunted House Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse Horrid Henry's ...
Francesca Simon, 2010
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Horrid Henry And The Mega-Mean Time Machine
Francesca Simon. Horrid Henry Horrid Henry and the Secret Club Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy HorridHenry's Nits Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick Horrid Henry's Haunted House Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse Horrid Henry's ...
Francesca Simon, 2010
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Horrid Henry's Stinkbomb
Francesca Simon. Horrid Henry Horrid Henry and the Secret Club Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy HorridHenry's Nits Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick Horrid Henry's Haunted House Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse Horrid Henry's ...
Francesca Simon, 2010
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Horrid Henry Rocks
Horrid Henry Rocks - Horrid Henry wants to go to the Killerboy Rats concert while his family want to go to the Daffy and her Dancing Daisies concert.
Francesca Simon, 2010
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Horrid Henry's Nits
When Horrid Henry gets nits, and his little brother Peter Perfect doesn't, he makes sure that everyone else gets them too.
Francesca Simon, 2010
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This Horrid Practice
The book includes a comprehensive survey of cannibalism practices among traditional Maori, carefully assessing the evidence and concluding it was widespread.
Paul Moon, 2008
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Horrid Henry's Thank You Letter (Early Reader)
Horrid Henry hates writing thank you letters.
Francesca Simon, 2011
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Horrid Henry Wakes the Dead
Francesca Simon. HORRiD HENRYand the Secret Club Horrid Henry gets an injection, torments his little brother Perfect. HORRiD HENRYand the Secret Club.
Francesca Simon, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HORRID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term horrid is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mets midseason report card: Pitchers the best students | New York …
Carried the lineup in April and May before a horrid slump in June and early July raised old questions over whether he is the club's long-term ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
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Uncontrollable factor that could ruin Spieth's bid at history | New …
... his opening round, but had his tournament ruined in his second round with a Friday afternoon tee time accompanied by horrid rain and wind. «New York Post, Jul 15»
3
Stock Market Report: Entering Q3 - Bluebird Banter
One constant offender is Jose Reyes (RYES) who has felt the growing market pressure and played some horrid defence in the past few weeks. «Bluebird Banter, Jul 15»
4
Reviewing Irish books: the good, the bad and the ugly truth
4 If you should meet socially a reviewer who has savaged you, treat this reviewer with love and kindness and do not refer to their horrid review ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
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A Series of Unfortunate Questions for Daniel Handler - Boing Boing
They—and he—are truly horrid in a way that few villains in children's books are. I remember being shocked when Count Olaf backhanded ... «Boing Boing, Jul 15»
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Toronto Raptors Have Made Defense a Priority During 2015 NBA …
That selection came on the heels of Ujiri sending Greivis Vasquez, another guard guilty of horrid defensive stretches, to the Milwaukee Bucks ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
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Twins hope to keep momentum going | Duluth News Tribune
After going 48-34 since that horrid opening week, the Twins seem to qualify. “When you're talking about parity and who comes out of a group, ... «Duluth News Tribune, Jul 15»
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How your NRL team is shaping up in the run to the finals
Injury report: While the Rabbitohs have had a horrid run of injuries, none are season ending. Kyle Turner (neck) will make his return in the NSW ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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NRL Round 19 previews and betting - Sydney Morning Herald
... can make the finals - particularly the Titans just four points adrift - but it would be a brave person to suggest either will given their horrid form. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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Ruben's epic booze battle - News
I wanted to juxtapose the most gorgeous city in the world with the most horrid behaviour. You've got a movie in there.” Ruben Guthrie opens ... «The West Australian, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Horrid [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/horrid>. Jun 2020 ».
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