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infra dig Syllabification: in·fra dig

Definition of infra dig in English:


[predicative] informal
Beneath one; demeaning: it was somewhat infra dig for a man in his position to be found drinking
More example sentences
  • As Litt observes, for Armitage's aesthetic worldview, "grandiosity is infra dig."
  • It seemed, in that perspective, just a little infra dig to enjoin such praise.


Early 19th century: abbreviation of Latin infra dignitatem 'beneath (one's) dignity'.

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