underbred

adjective
un·​der·​bred | \ ˌən-dər-ˈbred How to pronounce underbred (audio) \

Definition of underbred

: marked by lack of good breeding : ill-bred a degree of underbred pride— Emily Brönte

First Known Use of underbred

1650, in the meaning defined above

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“Underbred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underbred. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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