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Definition of "ungenteel" [ungenteel]

  • Not genteel; coarse and ill-mannered. (adjective)

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Use "ungenteel" in a sentence
  • "I think it ungenteel and barbarous, and quite un-English; the custom having been a foreign one, ever since the reigns of the uncivilised sultans in the Arabian Nights, who always called the wise men of their time about them."
  • "‘I beg your pardon, Mr. Weller,’ said Mr. John Smauker, agonised at the exceeding ungenteel sound, ‘will you take my arm?’"
  • "“And the king, they say, kickit Sir Robert Walpole for no keeping down the mob of Edinburgh; but I dinna believe he wad behave sae ungenteel.”"
Words like "ungenteel"
above-described
gender-bending
nasty-tempered
out-of-touch
over-burdened
stout-built
tempermental
bad-mannered