coyote ugly

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coyote-ugly definition

[ˈkɑɪot ˈəgli] or [ˈkɑɪoti ˈəgli]
  1. mod.
    extremely ugly. (Crude, cruel, and potentially offensive. Said of people. See also double-bagger; triple-bagger. Supposedly, if one woke up and found one's arm around a coyote-uglyperson, one would chew off one's arm—in the manner of a coyote escaping from a steel-jaw trap—rather than pull it back away from this person.) : Is that your pet monkey, or is your date just coyote-ugly?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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