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lowbred

Syllabification: low·bred
Pronunciation: /ˈlōˌbred
 
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Definition of lowbred in English:

adjective

Characterized by coarse behavior or vulgar breeding.
Example sentences
  • You are lowbred and common, and, in future, I'll be the chief.
  • He shocked Boston with his foppish ‘velvet waistcoats of vivid green or brilliant crimson’ and his lowbred way of breezily combing his long tresses during a dinner given in his honor.
  • As if in order to get his mind off the ill-mannered, rude, loutish - and potentially lethal - antics of lowbred, narcissistic drivers, he turns to me and asks, ‘Not counting your parents, who most influenced you between the ages of zero and eighteen?’

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