(comparative more horridly, superlative most horridly)
- In a horrid manner.
Variant of horrid
- Archaic bristling; shaggy; rough
- causing a feeling of horror; terrible; revolting
- very bad, ugly, unpleasant, etc.
Origin of horridClassical Latin horridus ; from horrere, to bristle, shake, be afraid ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ĝhers-, to bristle from source gorse