ill-chosen ill-chosen

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not elegant or graceful in expression

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Usage(s):

  1. This time it was Agriculture Secretary Earl Lauer Butz, who in ten ill-chosen words managed to insult both Italians and Catholics everywhere.
  2. Barack Obama's ill-chosen words have caused a stir, but both candidates face challenges with working-class white voters.
  3. But larger forces than mere ill-chosen words are at work in pushing the euro down.

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