ingrate

[ in-greyt ]
/ ˈɪn greɪt /

noun

an ungrateful person.

adjective

Archaic. ungrateful.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. ingot iron,
  2. ingraft,
  3. ingrain,
  4. ingrained,
  5. ingram,
  6. ingrately,
  7. ingratiate,
  8. ingratiating,
  9. ingratitude,
  10. ingravescent

Origin of ingrate

1350–1400; Middle English ingrat < Latin ingrātus ungrateful. See in-3, grateful

Related formsin·grate·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for ingrate

ingrate

/ (ˈɪnɡreɪt, ɪnˈɡreɪt) archaic /

noun

an ungrateful person

adjective

ungrateful
Derived Formsingrately, adverb

Word Origin for ingrate

C14: from Latin ingrātus (adj), from in- 1 + grātus grateful

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