lowbred
adjective Date: circa 1605 rude, vulgar

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  • Lowbred — Low bred , a. Bred, or like one bred, in a low condition of life; characteristic or indicative of such breeding; rude; impolite; vulgar; as, a lowbred fellow; a lowbred remark. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lowbred — [lō′bred΄] adj. 1. of inferior stock or breed 2. ill mannered; vulgar; crude; coarse …   English World dictionary

  • lowbred — /loh bred /, adj. characterized by or characteristic of low or vulgar breeding; ill bred; coarse. [1750 60; LOW1 + BRED] Syn. unrefined, rude. Ant. noble. * * * …   Universalium

  • lowbred — adj coarse, uncivil, uncouth, rude, crude, crass, unpolished; rough hewn, homespun, homely, earthy, common; rustic, countrified, loutish, churlish, boorish, ignorant, unsophisticated; ill mannered, ill bred, impolite; unmannerly, ungentlemanly,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lowbred — low•bred [[t]ˈloʊˈbrɛd[/t]] adj. ill bred; coarse • Etymology: 1750–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • lowbred — /ˈloʊbrɛd/ (say lohbred) adjective characterised by or characteristic of low or vulgar breeding …   Australian English dictionary

  • lowbred — adjective (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace • Syn: ↑ill bred, ↑bounderish, ↑rude, ↑underbred, ↑yokelish • Similar to: ↑unrefined …   Useful english dictionary

  • low|bred — «LOH BREHD», adjective. coarse; vulgar: »a lowbred fellow, lowbred manners …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cad — Cad, n. [Abbrev. fr. cadet.] 1. A person who stands at the door of an omnibus to open and shut it, and to receive fares; an idle hanger on about innyards. [Eng.] Dickens. [1913 Webster] 2. A lowbred, presuming person; a mean, vulgar fellow.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caddish — Cad dish, a. Like a cad; lowbred and presuming. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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