from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Offensive to established standards of propriety; improper. See Synonyms at improper.
- adj. Marked by a lack of good taste; coarse.
- adj. Lacking in consideration for the feelings of others; tactless.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Improper or immodest.
- adj. Coarse or tasteless.
- adj. Tactless or undiplomatic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to good manners, or to purity of mind; coarse; rude.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to a refined sense of propriety, or to modesty or purity of mind; beyond the bounds of proper reserve or restraint.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. verging on the indecent
- adj. lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct
- adj. in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
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