underbred

underbred

[uhn-der-bred]
adjective
1.
having inferior breeding or manners; vulgar.
2.
not of pure breed, as a horse.

Origin:
1640–50; under- + bred

underbreeding [uhn-der-bree-ding] , noun
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underbred (ˌʌndəˈbrɛd)
 
adj
1.  of impure stock; not thoroughbred
2.  a less common word for ill-bred
 
under'breeding
 
n

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underbred
"of inferior breeding, vulgar," 1650, from under + pp. of breed (v.). Of animals, "not pure bred," attested from 1890.
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