Definition of infra dig in English:

infra dig

Pronunciation /ˈˌɪnfrə ˈˌdɪɡ/

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informal mainly British predicative
  • Beneath one; demeaning.

    • ‘it was somewhat infra dig for a man in his position to be found drinking’
    • ‘As Litt observes, for Armitage's aesthetic worldview, "grandiosity is infra dig."’
    • ‘It seemed, in that perspective, just a little infra dig to enjoin such praise.’
    unseemly, demeaning, unbecoming, ungentlemanly, unladylike, unworthy, unfitting, unbefitting, degrading, debasing, cheapening, belittling, lowering, shaming, shameful, humiliating, mortifying, dishonourable, ignominious, discreditable, ignoble, inglorious, unceremonious, scandalous, disgraceful, indecent, untoward, unsuitable, abject, sorry, low, base, wretched


Early 19th century abbreviation of Latin infra dignitatem ‘beneath (one's) dignity’.