ill-bred ill-bred

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. All you have said only showed the world how ill-bred you are.
  2. You showed him up nicely, but it does no good to bawl his kind out; those roughnecks are too ill-bred.
  3. That Cambridge should bother to win the Boat Race with such monotonous, and it must be said, ill-bred regularity, is a sign of a sense of despair.

News

  • Video: LIRR Lady Condemns Irishman's Allegedly Small Penis

    The Long Island Railroad is rivaled only by the formal dining cars of the Orient Express for sophistication and class, and the scenic rail line's travelers are rightly famous for their elevated discourse, whether it be debating the best luggage rack luge race techniques or silencing ill-bred Rangers fans with the wave of a pistol. The latest example of LIRR refinement comes to us via YouTube ...
    on December 25, 2013     Source: Gothamist

Quotes

  1. "Julius Malema is no more than an ill-bred brat whose behaviour is not only un-African, but crude by the standards of any culture in the world. What worries one is that the ruling Party uses him to denigrate those they have targeted for denigration...
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Mangosuthu Buthelezi Source: Independent Online

  2. HG Wells warned that the social order would be "swamped" by "ill-bred, ill-trained swarms of inferior citizens".
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: HG Wells Source: Times of India

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