[ UK /ɪnˈɛlɪɡənt/ ]
- lacking in refinement or grace or good taste
How To Use inelegant In A Sentence
- It's inelegant to seek some sort of solution to life or some final, perfect form of life. THE BROKEN GOD
- Although written in rather inelegant and sometimes ungrammatical prose, this is an insightful and original work, based on a remarkable range of evidence.
- It was brutish and inelegant but hugely enjoyable.
- When you copy from another author and don't let your readers know it, it's called inelegant footnoting, not plagiarism.
- But now we're in the narrowcasting world of ETFs, with funds tracking a multitude of sometimes obscure — and inelegantly named — indexes. Names to Fall Asleep By: ETF Initials Can Be a Puzzle
- Like a college dormitory, the company's offices are inelegantly furnished, casually organized, and deeply marked by the personalities that reside there.
- Why are other magazines so successful in filling up their copies with lucrative advertising and this one only attracts a few inelegant, inartistic, advertisers?
- Every so often there is a frenzy of activity, involving the chorus charging off stage or a supremely inelegant dance.
- Stiff and inelegant, she followed him, more anxious than ever in her life to please.
- Finally, I beg forgiveness from all brachiosaur lovers, that so beautiful an animal as 'Brachiosaurus' brancai now has to be known by so inelegant a name as Giraffatitan. "Nothing remains. We could run when the rain slows."