What is the antonym of “hunky”?
The antonyms of hunky are unattractive and ugly. These words describe a person's physical appearance, with hunky conveying a positive and attractive image, while unattractive and ugly convey a negative and unappealing image.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Not pleasing or appealing to the senses, especially in terms of physical appearance.
She wore a dress that made her look unattractive and frumpy.
Unpleasant or repulsive in appearance; not aesthetically pleasing.
The old building was ugly and dilapidated, with peeling paint and broken windows.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Unattractive describes a person who is not physically appealing, but it does not necessarily imply a negative personality or character.
- 2Ugly describes a person who is not only physically unappealing but also unpleasant or repulsive in appearance.
Good things to know
- 1Describing Physical Appearance: Use these antonyms to describe people's physical appearance.
- 2Expressing Preferences: Use hunky to express attraction and unattractive or ugly to express lack of attraction.
- 3Avoiding Offense: Be mindful of using unattractive and ugly as they can be hurtful and offensive to some people.