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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-bred, bounderish, lowbred, rude, underbred, yokelishadjective

    (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

  2. underbredadjective

    of inferior or mixed breed

    "an underbred dog"


  1. underbredadjective

    of inferior breeding

  2. underbredadjective

    lacking in manners or finesse


  1. underbred

    Underbred generally refers to an individual or animal that is poorly developed, inferior, or shows signs of inadequate breeding, particularly pertaining to manners, refinement, or genetic quality. It often implies a lack of proper training or cultivation and can signify uncouth behavior or not matching the accepted standards of sophistication.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underbredadjective

    not thoroughly bred; ill-bred; as, an underbred fellow

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Underbred

    un′dėr-bred, adj. of inferior breeding or manners, vulgar: not pure-bred.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underbred in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underbred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    A occasional
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