ungenteel

adjective
un·​gen·​teel | \ ˌən-jen-ˈtēl How to pronounce ungenteel (audio) \

Definition of ungenteel

: not genteel : lacking in courtesy or refinement : inelegant The young ladies arrived: their appearance was by no means ungenteel or unfashionable.— Jane Austen

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ungenteelly adverb
… asks you to "pick up after your pet"—without being ungenteelly specific about what is to be picked up. — Theo Dombrowski

First Known Use of ungenteel

1633, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ungenteel was in 1633

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“Ungenteel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ungenteel. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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