ill-bred definition

  • adjective:
    • Badly brought up; impolite and crude.
    • maybe not thoroughbred; underbred. Used of pets.
    • ill-mannered and unrefined due to a negative upbringing or education
    • of bad type
    • terribly informed or mentioned; impolite; incivil; rude. See Note under sick, adv.
    • (of people) lacking in refinement or sophistication
  • others:
    • Badly mentioned; impolite; rude.
    • defectively bred, as a mongrel puppy.

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