undomestic

ADJECTIVE
  1. not domestic or related to home
    had established herself in her career at the price of being so undomestic she didn't even know how to light the oven
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How To Use undomestic In A Sentence

  • But there must be a case to be built about not having small undomesticated animals as household pets.
  • No matter how well treated, an elephant remains an undomesticated animal.
  • Needless to say, he had no domestic skills either, never having been taught any; and his friends, coming from the same social milieu, were just as undomesticated.
  • There are still undomesticated dogs living in the wild today.
  • The scene where he battles the wolf especially emphasizes his transformation into that good dog, as the wolf represents Yeller's undomesticated forebears and the wild animal he resembled so closely at the beginning of the story.
  • In the flesh, though, she's utterly disarming; a little rumpled, entirely undomestic - a slightly eccentric favourite aunt. Times, Sunday Times
  • 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
  • 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
  • I had my routines: constant vigilance, my antidote to the sin of sleeping and the undomesticated world of dreams.
  • There are always the parents who get on and drag along an armada of noisy and undomesticated children.
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