from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Lacking or indicating a lack of good manners; rude.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to having bad manners; impolite. (See also: bad-mannered)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Impolite; rude; displaying socially incorrect behavior.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of bad manners; uncivil; impolite; rude; boorish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. socially incorrect in behavior
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He disliked what he called the "ill-mannered geeks" who had come to dominate the site.
No use whining that public discourse has become ill-mannered, that ship sailed long ago.
Wilson, a gentleman would not have engaged in the ill-mannered conduct you displayed.
The only thing the loud minority has managed to do with their ignorant and ill-mannered protests is to convince some of us more quiet folk that it is time to speak up occasionally in defense of our President and his policies.
The lawmaker soon apologized for his behavior, viewed by Republicans and Democrats as an ill-mannered breach of political decorum.
Is it no longer capable of anything more than just some ill-mannered faux pas or cultural gaffe that has observers tsk-tsking?
"He is at times ill-mannered and short-tempered and not very articulate in terms of expressing himself," Barket said in a telephone interview.
I was born and raised in Alabama and an ill-mannered little twerp would not have fared well where I was raised.
I might as well be quoting quaint pieces of advice by Emily Post about ill-mannered people who crinkle the cellophane on their candies during a matinee.
Finally, on February 17th 2006, Ahmad's first letter, analyzing the controversy, was published in the Sonoran News stating, "While we categorically denounce the foul-minded and ill-mannered actions of newspapers that published offensive caricatures of Prophet Muhammad, the irresponsible and disgusting reaction by some Muslims is equally condemnable".
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