ill-bred

[il-bred]

adjective

showing lack of good social breeding; unmannerly; rude.

Nearby words

  1. ill-affected,
  2. ill-assorted,
  3. ill-behaved,
  4. ill-being,
  5. ill-boding,
  6. ill-conceived,
  7. ill-conditioned,
  8. ill-considered,
  9. ill-defined,
  10. ill-disguised

Origin of ill-bred

First recorded in 1615–25

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British Dictionary definitions for ill-bred

ill-bred

adjective

badly brought up; lacking good manners
Derived Formsill-breeding, noun

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