ill-bred

adjective
\ ˈil-ˈbred How to pronounce ill-bred (audio) \

Definition of ill-bred

: badly brought up or showing bad upbringing : impolite

First Known Use of ill-bred

1604, in the meaning defined above

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“Ill-bred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ill-bred. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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ill-bred

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How to pronounce ill-bred (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of ill-bred

somewhat old-fashioned : rude and impolite : having or showing bad manners

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