Hard-favored Hard"-fa`vored (h[aum]rd"f[=a]`v[~e]rd), a. Hard-featured; ill-looking; as, Vulcan was hard-favored. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • hard-favored — hard favored; hard favored·ness; …   English syllables

  • hard-favored — a.; (also hard featured) Ugly, ill favored, homely, ill looking, hard visaged, of coarse features …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hard-favored — /hahrd fay veuhrd/, adj. South Midland U.S. (of a person) hard featured. [1505 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • hard-favored — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Favored — Fa vored (f[=a] v[ e]rd), a. 1. Countenanced; aided; regarded with kindness; as, a favored friend. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a certain favor or appearance; featured; as, well favored; hard favored, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hard-favoredness — hard favored·ness …   English syllables

  • hard-visaged — a. Ugly, homely, hard favored, hard featured, ill favored, ill looking, of coarse features …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • favored — adjective Date: 15th century 1. having an appearance or features of a particular kind < hard favored > 2. endowed with special advantages or gifts 3. providing preferential treatment < favored rates of credit > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hard-favoured — /ˈhad feɪvəd/ (say hahd fayvuhd) adjective having a hard, unpleasant countenance. Also, hard favored …   Australian English dictionary

  • hard-featured — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. rough featured, hard favored, severe, austere; see ugly …   English dictionary for students

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