American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An ungrateful person.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unthankful; ungrateful.
- n. An ungrateful person; one who rewards favors with enmity or treachery.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Obs. or Poetic Ingrateful.
- n. An ungrateful person.
- n. a person who shows no gratitude
- From Latin ingrātus ("disagreeable"), in- (“not”) + grātus (“pleasing”). (Wiktionary)
- From Middle English ingrat, ungrateful, from Old French, from Latin ingrātus : in-, not; see in-1 + grātus, pleasing, thankful; see gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Maybe the reason she sounds like such an ingrate is because she didn’t have to work that hard to get the part of Bella.”
“If you mean I am an ingrate, that is an unpleasant word, Aunt Mary.”
“Now, pure, innocent, SK, who would never be described as a ingrate (نذاة) or a liar, has made it her duty to escalate the issue.”
“Gervais also read out a list of once-troubled actor Robert Downey, Jr.'s drug problems and rehab stints, made fun of 'The Tourist,' teased Charlie Sheen, called out Mel Gibson for anti-semitism and called Steve Carrell -- who took on Gervais' role in the American version of Gervais' British show, 'The Office' -- an "ingrate" for deciding to leave the show.”
“Which sort of sounds to me like a cross between "ingrate" and "getta loada this".”
“When the "ingrate" is turned out of Heaven they do not send him to Hell, they send him to Earth and give him imagination and a heart.”
“Obama bandwagon has swelled, so have the lists of people Clinton loyalists regard as some variation of "ingrate," "traitor" or "enemy," according to the associates and campaign officials, who would speak only on condition of anonymity.”
“As the Obama bandwagon has swelled, so have the lists of people Clinton loyalists regard as some variation of "ingrate," "traitor" or”
“ColumbiaCowboy: So, Paul, if someone stomps others in the privates, and only stomps you in the face, you're an "ingrate" for not saying thank you? ...”
“Blaming a sincere ally for defeat in Afghanistan spells "ingrate”
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