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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French inélégant, from Latin inelegans; equivalent to in- +‎ elegant.

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  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈɛlɪɡənt/
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inelegant (comparative more inelegant, superlative most inelegant)

  1. Not elegant; not exhibiting neatness, refinement, or precision.
    • 2012 June 19, Phil McNulty, “England 1-0 Ukraine”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      There was still time amid the drama for Ashley Cole to almost mark his 97th cap with a goal but the erratic Pyatov made a fine recovery save after another inelegant attempt to deal with a cross.

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