Definitions

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  • adj. Not domestic.

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  • adj. not domestic or related to home

Etymologies

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un- +‎ domestic

Examples

  • In case my undomestic skills were ever questioned, this exchange should prove it.

    In case my undomestic skills were ever questioned, this exchange should prove it. «

  • It comes out straight from Sophie Kinsella's undomestic goddess's kitchen though.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • It was in vain to argue the tyranny of some husbands, when he could turn upon us the follies of some wives; and that wives and daughters were never more faulty, more undomestic, than at present; and when we were before a judge, who, though he could not be absolutely unpolite, would not flatter us, nor spare our foibles.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Before ma got ill, I was an undomestic goddess, I didnt have a clue how to do anything because my ma always did everything for me the spoilt only child.

    grown up

  • In English travel writing, at least, the most radical departure from this undomestic norm is made by Eric Newby, who actually takes his wife with him on his travels, his wife being Wanda, the woman who rescued him from the Nazis in World War II.

    Now Voyager

  • All other animals are domestic animals; man alone is ever undomestic, either as a profligate or a monk.

    Orthodoxy

  • Besides, life in Paris is such an expensive mode of existence, the simplest pleasures there are so very costly, and there are so many microscopic issues through which money pours away in that undomestic life, in that career passed almost continually in public, that one must have a considerable fortune, or lead an extremely retired life.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 74, December, 1863

  • [7] These ladies seem to have been rather undomestic in character, as Agave makes this very fact a boast, vs. 1236.

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • After the death of that very chivalrous but very undomestic monarch, she retired to the Luxembourg, and from there as regent (her son Louis XIII was only ten years old when his father died) for some years directed the policy of France under the guidance of her favourite, the Italian Concini, and his wife.

    My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879

  • All animals are domestic animals; only man is ever undomestic.

    Tremendous Trifles

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