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Adjective

terrible

  1. Dreadful; causing alarm and fear.
    The witch gave him a terrible curse.
  2. Most formidable.
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      ...and there was even a party of the younger men who pretended to admire him, calling him a "true sea-dog," and "real old salt," and such-like names, and saying there was the sort of man that made England terrible at sea.
  3. Intense; extreme in degree or extent.
    He paid a terrible price for his life of drinking.
  4. Unpleasant; disagreeable.
    The food was terrible, but it was free.
  5. Very bad; lousy.
    Whatever he thinks, he is a terrible driver.

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French

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Adjective

Singular Plural
Masculine terrible
IPA: /tɛ.ʁibl/
terribles
IPA: /tɛ.ʁibl/
Feminine terrible
IPA: /tɛ.ʁibl/
terribles
IPA: /tɛ.ʁibl/

terrible

  1. terrible [Clarification of this translation from French is requested]

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Spanish

Adjective

terrible m. and f. (plural terribles)

  1. terrible [Clarification of this translation from Spanish is requested]

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