inelegant

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adjective in·el·e·gant \-gənt\

Definition of inelegant

  1. :  lacking in refinement, grace, or good taste

inelegantly

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Examples of inelegant in a sentence

  1. <inelegant teens still learning how to act at formal events>

  2. <inelegant furniture that looked like it belonged in a budget motel>

Origin and Etymology of inelegant

Middle French, from Latin inelegant-, inelegans, from in- + elegant-, elegans elegant


First Known Use: circa 1570


INELEGANT Defined for English Language Learners

inelegant

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adjective in·el·e·gant \-gənt\

Definition of inelegant for English Language Learners

  • : not graceful, attractive, or polite : not elegant



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