Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not having or showing good judgment or taste.
boorish, loutish, oafish, thuggish, brutish, bearish, neanderthal, philistine, coarse, uncouth, unsavoury, crass, vulgar, common, unrefined, unsophisticated, uncultured, uncultivated, undiscriminating, tasteless, insensitive, unfeeling, imperceptive, callousView synonyms
- ‘Sadly it is true that many Brits are undiscriminating drinkers.’
- ‘This film is for those undiscriminating movie-goers who want nothing more from a trip to the multiplex than loud, raucous, mindless entertainment.’
- ‘Some have described it as ‘fascist’ in a fairly undiscriminating way.’
- ‘After a year of dorm food - which, being the undiscriminating glutton that I regret to admit I was, I quite enjoyed - I moved into an apartment with friends and realized I was utterly helpless when it came to food.’
- ‘I reckon we're in danger of raising a whole generation of undiscriminating couch potatoes afflicted by TV-induced Attention Deficit Disorder.’
- ‘In general, the public loves science fiction, but there are levels to which even the most undiscriminating viewer will not sink, and this film reaches those.’
- ‘Most undiscriminating eyes won't notice anything untoward.’
- ‘Pearson is by no means an undiscriminating fan, however.’
- ‘To the most undiscriminating true believers, he was a disaster.’
- ‘Her status as a celebrity will make many undiscriminating or unknowing people buy the book and take her arguments at face value.’
- ‘I gave up because - contrary to myth - promenaders are among the most undiscriminating and noisy audiences anywhere.’
- ‘It doesn't help that medical journal editors are by and large undiscriminating in the papers they publish.’
- ‘Are audiences so undiscriminating that they will plunk down $9 to see something this creatively bankrupt?’
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