lowbred

[ loh-bred ]
/ ˈloʊˈbrɛd /

adjective

characterized by or characteristic of low or vulgar breeding; ill-bred; coarse.

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Origin of lowbred

First recorded in 1750–60; low1 + bred
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Example sentences from the Web for lowbred

  • A fellow of your caste had otherwise obtained no hold upon me; a lowbred, illiterate drunkard——'

    Gerald Fitzgerald|Charles James Lever