ill-bred


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(of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

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She knew that the intruder was ill-bred, even before she glanced at him.
Lucy, too, was perplexed; but she saw that they were in for what is known as "quite a scene," and she had an odd feeling that whenever these ill-bred tourists spoke the contest widened and deepened till it dealt, not with rooms and views, but with--well, with something quite different, whose existence she had not realized before.
family, nor so ill-bred as to chaff it for having large feet.
I at once fixed on my plan, sat down by the mother, and began by saying that I too was a stranger and that people here were ill-bred and that they couldn't distinguish decent folks and treat them with respect, gave her to understand that I had plenty of money, offered to take them home in my carriage.
President Erdoy-an also slammed his Western critics, particularly the Western media, defining the statements against him as "ugly, aggressive and ill-bred.
Cannon fodder, they died without knowing why --they simply served as a ladder-- our fathers were buried alive in the mine they treated us like animals --saying, "dumb Indian," they scolded us like ill-bred children-- we couldn't even wear a coarse cotton shirt, they wouldn't let us enter cities, --"filthy servants"--they sold us and no one protested we were meant to suffer in misery, shoved around, to suffer contempt, that's what we were there for .
Almost 70 percent of [the people who responded to the survey] see me as an ill-bred girl, and that is frustrating," Yahia said.
Most probably ill-bred, no manners and completely lacking in emotional intelligence.
Inferior, ill-bred, vulgar herd, unwashed, Ragtag and Bobtail, riff-raff and scum, dregs of society, cattle vermin, common sort, small fry, slum population trash, low life underlings, nobodies, serfs, slaves, guttersnipes.
Cosmetics, the philosopher asserts, are a 'mischievous, deceptive, disgraceful and ill-bred thing, one that perpetrates deception by means of shaping and colouring, smoothing art and dressing up, so as to make people assume an alien beauty and neglect their own, which comes through gymnastics.
But when you're this close to Georgia, a lot of its ill-bred climate bleeds down across the border.
There are some ill-bred students who do this again and again.
But what if your employer was really, really rotten to you, and you want the whole world to know what ill-bred louts they are?
So why is the ANC keeping a man denounced by some elder statesmen as "an ill-bred brat"?
ONE of my talk SPORT radio listeners, Bob in Doncaster, said he'd never seen so many ill-bred freaks.