underbred


underbred

adjective

  1. having inferior breeding or manners; vulgar.
  2. not of pure breed, as a horse.

adjective

  1. of impure stock; not thoroughbred
  2. a less common word for ill-bred

adj.“of inferior breeding, vulgar,” 1640s, from under + past participle of breed (v.). Of animals, “not pure bred,” attested from 1890.

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