Definition of Loathy

1. a. Loathsome.



Definition of Loathy

1. Adjective. (archaic) Loathsome. ¹

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Definition of Loathy

1. abhorrent [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loathy

loathful
loathiest
loathing
loathingly
loathings
loathlier
loathliest
loathliness
loathly
loathness
loathnesses
loathsome
loathsomely
loathsomeness
loathsomenesses
loathy (current term)
loave
loaved
loaves
loaving
lob
lob jam
lob wedge
lob wedges
lobar
lobar bronchi
lobar nephronia
lobar pneumonia
lobar sclerosis
lobate

Literary usage of Loathy

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Well may their aspect be loathy! Three rows of teeth in their heads from one ear to another. An ox with a bacon-pig, this is the ration of each of them, ..."

2. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"... the afternoon when they were to attack rain had melted the country to a loathy yellow paste, half-gummy, half-filth of superposed black grease, ..."

3. The Religions of India by Edward Washburn Hopkins (1895)
"... bond has been forged to hold me to the world'; and how his mind was first awakened to appreciation of sorrow by seeing loathy examples of age, sickness, ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"But if she lost it, Or made a gift of it, my father's eye Should hold her loatHy. Othello, iii, 4. An huge great dragon, horrible in sight, ..."

5. Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical by George Ellis (1811)
"Hun yielding strained ghost from welkin high With loathy cheer lord Phoebus 'gan behold, And in black cloud, they say, long hid his head. ..."

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