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ill-bred Syllabification: ill-bred
Pronunciation: /ˈil ˈˌbred/

Definition of ill-bred in English:


Badly brought up or rude.
Example sentences
  • He may be right on the issue, but it's so ill-bred for him to bring it up.
  • You may insult me because I accept you are ill-bred and ignorant!
  • As a schoolgirl, she was the butt of taunts by ill-bred bullies who railed at her as a ‘retard.’


ill breeding
Example sentences
  • While the men continued to show their ill breeding with their manner of speaking, Keira and Melissa were open but polite.
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