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Definition a person who shows no gratitude
  • And just when he had gotten it to the point of learning to eat nothing at all, the ingrate up and died.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
ingrate = a person who shows no gratitude
  • Here's you daughter, you ingrate.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan's Daughters
  • Well, they had been ingrates, all of them, himself included.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Ingrates, that's what you are!
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Oh! thou art not an ingrate!
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • "Speak the truth, you ingrate!" cried Miss Havisham, passionately striking her stick upon the floor; "you are tired of me."
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • God only knows why she loves an ingrate like you, but she does.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • From what you have just now sung I gather that yours spring from love, I mean from the love you bear that fair ingrate you named in your lament.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • What was that, you ingrate?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • They found out we had my father in Comfort Hill and that I rarely visited, and thus 1 was an ingrate dad-abandoner.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I could see buzzards circling high in the distance, which reminded me of that ingrate Buster.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • "She's an ingrate," Auntie Lizbet rages.
    Allan Stratton  --  Chandra's Wars
  • Aren't you the bigger ingrate ....
    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere  --  Tartuffe
  • "Don't give the ingrate anything.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • He says he has nursed a blasphemer and an ingrate.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • There's one of the thieving ingrates!
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • If I refused, I was placing myself not only in the position of a horrible infidel but of a hardhearted ingrate.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Whose but his own? ingrate, he had of me All he could have; I made him just and right, Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • Oh, yes, monsieur, oh, yes; and I hope to prove to you that you have not served an ingrate.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • "You insufferable ingrate!" whispered the voice behind the confessional screen.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum

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