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ugly customer

noun
1.
a hostile or dangerous person.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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An ill-natured or vicious individual, as in Watch out for Charlie when he's drinking; he can be an ugly customer. This phrase uses ugly in the sense of “mean” or “dangerous.” [ c. 1800 ]
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