ill–natured

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adjective ill–na·tured \-ˈnā-chərd\

Definition of ill–natured

  1. 1 :  malevolent, spiteful

  2. 2 :  having a bad disposition :  cross, surly

ill–naturedly

adverb

1605

First Known Use of ill–natured

1605


ILL–NATURED Defined for English Language Learners

ill–natured

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adjective ill–na·tured \-ˈnā-chərd\

Definition of ill–natured for English Language Learners

  • : not friendly or pleasant


ILL–NATURED Defined for Kids

ill–natured

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adjective ill–na·tured \ˈil-ˈnā-chərd\

Definition of ill–natured for Students

  1. :  having or showing an unfriendly nature <an ill-natured remark>


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of ill–natured


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