Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. misbegotten; unlawfully or irregularly begotten; of bad origin

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Unlawfully or irregularly begotten; of bad or disreputable origin; pernicious.
  • adj. Poorly designed or planned; badly carried out; ill-conceived.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unlawfully or irregularly begotten: used also as a general epithet of opprobrium.

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

  • adj. born out of wedlock

Etymologies

mis- +‎ begot (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.