ill–bred

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adjective \ˈil-ˈbred\

Definition of ill–bred

  1. :  badly brought up or showing bad upbringing :  impolite

First Known Use of ill–bred

1604


ILL–BRED Defined for English Language Learners

ill-bred

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adjective

Definition of ill–bred for English Language Learners

  • : rude and impolite : having or showing bad manners

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