Definition of disfigure verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disfigure

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dɪsˈfɪɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈfɪɡjər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disfigure
BrE BrE//dɪsˈfɪɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈfɪɡjər//
 
he / she / it disfigures
BrE BrE//dɪsˈfɪɡəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈfɪɡjərz//
 
past simple disfigured
BrE BrE//dɪsˈfɪɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈfɪɡjərd//
 
past participle disfigured
BrE BrE//dɪsˈfɪɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈfɪɡjərd//
 
-ing form disfiguring
BrE BrE//dɪsˈfɪɡərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈfɪɡjərɪŋ//
 
 
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disfigure somebody/something to spoil the appearance of a person, thing or place Her face was disfigured by a long red scar. An ugly power station disfigures the landscape. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French desfigurer, based on Latin figura ‘figure’.
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