deformed deformed  /dɪ ˈfɔrmd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly

Usage(s):

  1. With legs and arms deformed or missing, some of the babies promised to be lifelong basket cases.
  2. Known as the bump collection, it deformed the silhouette with Quasimodo-style padded lumps placed strangely and strategically on models' backs, shoulders and hips.
  3. Colts have appeared with eight limbs, deformed lower jaws and disjointed spinal columns.

News

  1. Hatchet III ( 2013 )

    The most popular movies among NYTimes.com readers. Traumatized Marybeth ( Danielle Harris ) teams up with a small-town policeman ( Zach Galligan ) and his ex-wife (Caroline Williams) to bury deformed psychopath Victor Crowley ( Kane Hodder ) once and for all as a band of gun-toting mercenaries hunt the legendary maniac through the shadowy Louisiana swamp.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. The Daily Treat: This Little Piggy Walks and Rolls

    Chris P. Bacon was born with deformed hind legs, but that hasn't stopped him from moving on up in the world
    on June 12, 2013     Source: People Magazine

Quotes

  1. "The response of the eurozone countries to the financial and economic crisis has deformed the joint project of the euro more than any other imaginable event," Topolánek said in a chat on the presidency website.
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Mirek Topolanek Source: European Voice

  2. Bagdad, Tamaulipas, November 23: December 1, the day that Felipe Calderón takes office, will be "the beginning of the end for a political system that, since the Mexican Revolution, became deformed and began to cheat generation after generation,...
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Subcomandante Marcos Source: The Narco News Bulletin

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