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Meaning of "underbred" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNDERBRED

underbred  [ˌʌndəˈbrɛd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNDERBRED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Underbred is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNDERBRED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of underbred in the English dictionary

The definition of underbred in the dictionary is of impure stock; not thoroughbred.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNDERBRED


bread
brɛd
bred
brɛd
captive-bred
ˈkæptɪvˌbrɛd
crispbread
ˈkrɪspˌbrɛd
crossbred
ˈkrɒsˌbrɛd
flatbread
ˈflætˌbrɛd
frybread
ˈfraɪˌbrɛd
gingerbread
ˈdʒɪndʒəˌbrɛd
inbred
ˈɪnˈbrɛd
interbred
ˌɪntəˈbrɛd
lowbred
ˌləʊˈbrɛd
overbred
ˌəʊvəˈbrɛd
purebred
ˈpjʊəˈbrɛd
saddlebred
ˈsædəlˌbrɛd
shortbread
ˈʃɔːtˌbrɛd
showbread
ˈʃəʊˌbrɛd
sweetbread
ˈswiːtˌbrɛd
thoroughbred
ˈθʌrəˌbrɛd
unbred
ʌnˈbrɛd
Whitbread
ˈwɪtˌbrɛd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNDERBRED

underbid
underbidden
underbidder
underbite
underblanket
underbodies
underbody
underboss
underbough
underbought
underbreath
underbreeding
underbridge
underbrim
underbrush
underbuild
underbuilder
underburnt
underbush
underbuy

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNDERBRED

calibred
colorbred
country-bred
highbred
ill-bred
incrossbred
linebred
outbred
standard-bred
straightbred
true-bred
well-bred

Synonyms and antonyms of underbred in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «underbred» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNDERBRED

Find out the translation of underbred to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of underbred from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «underbred» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

没教养
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

underbred
570 millions of speakers

English

underbred
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

underbred
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

underbred
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

underbred
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

underbred
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অযত্নপালিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

underbred
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Underbred
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

underbred
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

育ちの悪い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

underbred
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Underbred
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thô tục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பண்பற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Underbred
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cins olmayan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

maleducato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

underbred
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

underbred
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

underbred
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κακοαναθρεμμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onopgevoed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

underbred
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

underbred
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of underbred

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDERBRED»

The term «underbred» is used very little and occupies the 167.615 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDERBRED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about underbred

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNDERBRED»

Discover the use of underbred in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to underbred and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Inquiry into the Nature of Peace and the Terms of Its ...
division of benefits will not meet the underbred exigencies of a war conducted on the mechanistic lines of the modern state of the industrial arts. So the blameless, and for the purpose imbecile, executive committee of gentlemeninvestors ...
Thorstein Veblen, 2013
2
The Nature of Peace
The order of gentlemanly parleying and brokery has, therefore, with many apprehensions of calamity, been reluctantly and tardily giving ground before something that is of a visibly underbred order. Increasingly underbred, and thereby ...
Thorstein Veblen
3
Metropolitan Art and Literature, 1810-1840: Cockney Adventures
'We are quite at a loss', Ybe Examiner went on, 'how the danger will be increased because the education is to be bestowed on an “underbred cock— | ),) neypopulation : [Fine word, that 'underbred!' especially as applied by a profligate vulgar ...
Gregory Dart, 2012
4
The Examiner
rs*iurH in cities are the plares in which all politic*! tumults onguiate — lei ihem consider the results of an education which is to expand and rxeite? the minds ol an underbred cockney population, unrestrained by religious instruction." We should ...
Leigh Hunt, Albany William Fonblanque, John Forster, 1825
5
The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner
An underbred book—that is, a book inwhich the underbred characters arethenatural outcome of theauthor's own, mindand apprehensionof life—is worse thanany possible epidemic;for while the epidemic may killa number of uselessor vulgar ...
Charles Dudley Warner, 2014
6
The Complete Works of Charles Dudley Warner
An underbred book—that is, a book in which the underbred characters are the natural outcome of the author's own, mind and apprehension of life—is worse than any possible epidemic; for while the epidemic may kill a number of useless or ...
Charles Dudley Warner
7
The Honorable Miss A Story of an Old-Fashioned Town
"Catherine, how often, how very often have I told you that expressions of rapture such as you have just given way to are underbred." "Why are they underbred, mother?" Catherine's tone was aggressive, and Mabel again kicked her sister's foot.
L. T. Meade, 2012
8
Men Like Gods
It amazed him that they could be so patient and lucid with beings so underbred. Underbred was the word he used in his mind. Himself, he felt the most underbred of all; he was afraid of these Utopians; snobbish and abject before them, he was  ...
H. G. Wells, 2011
9
Think's-I-to-myself, a serio-ludicro, tragico-comico tale, ...
me, an " underbred nasty fellow," I will willingly alter; their comments have certainly made it so, and I am very sorry I have given the least occasion for it. Their general opinion of my book is, " that all the merit, the spirit, and the wit of it are hung ...
Edward Nares, 1823
10
Thinks-I-to-myself: a serio-ludicro, tragico-comico tale
me, an " underbred nasty fellow," I will willingly alter ; their comments have certainly made it so, and I am very sorry I have given the least occasion for it. Their general opinion of my book is, " that all the merit, the spirit, and the wit of it are hung ...
Edward Nares, 1816

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNDERBRED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term underbred is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Did the Bloomsbury set really launch sexual liberation in 1910?
Virginia struggled mightily in reviewing James Joyce's 'Ulysses': she recognised it as a work of genius, and yet she called it "illiterate, underbred... the book of ... «Irish Independent, Aug 15»
2
David Sexton: Well done to the BBC for revealing how up itself …
It was remembered that Woolf had reacted so disdainfully to James Joyce's Ulysses, the great modernist novel she never wrote, calling it “an illiterate, underbred ... «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
3
Book review: THE ODES AND EPODES OF HORACE
Ezra Pound, despite making fine translations of some of his poems, described him as “bald-headed, pot-bellied, underbred, sycophantic.” After all, it was Horace ... «Taipei Times, Jul 15»
4
Your Tuesday Briefing
Virginia Woolf called it an “illiterate, underbred” book. Gertrude Stein labeled Joyce “incomprehensible.” And The New York Society for the Suppression of Vice ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
5
How Would 'Ulysses' Be Received Today?
An illiterate, underbred book it seems to me; the book of a self taught working man, and we all know how distressing they are, how egotistic, insistent, raw, ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
6
The Unsaid: The Silence of Virginia Woolf
It is underbred, not only in the obvious sense, but in the literary sense.” But it was “Ulysses,” and the bewilderment caused by “Ulysses,” a novel that restricts ... «The New Yorker, Nov 14»
7
The Most Dangerous Book: the Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses by …
Privately, Mrs Woolf considered it “an illiterate underbred book; the book of an illiterate self-taught working man, and we all know how distressing they are”. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 14»
8
Book Review: 'The Most Dangerous Book' by Kevin Birmingham
Woolf's comment to her diary that "Ulysses" was "illiterate, underbred . . . the book of a self taught working man, & we all know how distressing they are," has ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 14»
9
Broken Age: a new era of adventure dawns, but looks familiar
Adventure was on its deathbed, the victim of greedy corporate busybodies and underbred console kiddies. We, gentleman all, would open our hearts and our ... «VG247, Jan 14»
10
From the Stacks: “Ulysses”
"An illiterate, underbred book it seems to me ... the book of a self-taught working man, & we all know how distressing they are, how egotistic, insistent, raw, ... «The New Republic, Aug 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Underbred [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/underbred>. Jul 2020 ».
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