Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Lacking refinement or polish; not elegant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not elegant; not exhibiting neatness, refinement, or precision.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not elegant; deficient in beauty, polish, refinement, grave, or ornament; wanting in anything which correct taste requires.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not elegant; ungraceful; unrefined; deficient in any quality required by correct taste.
  • Synonyms Ungraceful, homely, plain, clumsy, ungainly, rough, awkward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking in refinement or grace or good taste

Etymologies

From in- +‎ elegant. (Wiktionary)

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