underbred

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un·der·bred

 (ŭn′dər-brĕd′)
adj.
1. Poorly brought up; ill-bred.
2. Of mixed breed; not thoroughbred.

underbred

(ˌʌndəˈbrɛd)
adj
1. (Breeds) of impure stock; not thoroughbred
2. a less common word for ill-bred
ˌunderˈbreeding n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underbred - (of persons) lacking in refinement or graceunderbred - (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
2.underbred - of inferior or mixed breed; "an underbred dog"
crossbred - bred from parents of different varieties or species