Definitions for ill-bred

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ill-bred

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-bred, bounderish, lowbred, rude, underbred, yokelish(adj)

    (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

Wiktionary

  1. ill-bred(Adjective)

    ill-mannered and unrefined because of a bad upbringing or education

  2. ill-bred(Adjective)

    of bad breed

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ill-bred(adj)

    badly educated or brought up; impolite; incivil; rude. See Note under Ill, adv

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Catullus:

    Oh, this age! How tasteless and ill-bred it is!

  2. Sir Walter Raleigh:

    Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred.

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