un·​do·​mes·​tic | \ ən-də-ˈme-stik How to pronounce undomestic (audio) \

Definition of undomestic

: not domestic: such as
a : not devoted or inclined to home duties It's hard to picture Hall as a house-husband, give his distinctly undomestic authorial persona.— Mallay Charters
b : not suggestive of home a cold, undomestic place

Examples of undomestic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fiery, cautionary shade, little seen within living rooms, is characteristic of his work as a whole, which often has an almost defiantly undomestic feel. New York Times, "A Designer Who Makes Rugs Based on Screenshots," 7 July 2020

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First Known Use of undomestic

1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Undomestic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undomestic. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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