American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Ill-mannered; rude.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not mannerly; wanting in manners; not having good manners; rude in behavior; ill-bred; uncivil.
- Not according to good manners: as, an unmannerly jest. Synonyms See list under
- With ill manners; uncivilly; rudely.
- adv. In a way that is not mannerly.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not mannerly; ill-bred; rude.
- adj. socially incorrect in behavior
- un- + mannerly (Wiktionary)
“He judged she recalled his unmannerly eavesdropping that afternoon.”
“I laid peculiar stress, by way of accent, on the word "unmannerly," and in a moment I saw the field was in my hands.”
“Of all unmannerly craft did you ever see the like?”
“Yet we need just such critics, unmannerly or annoying as they might be.”
“In fact, being unmannerly or annoying is an essential part of the package.”
“I am rude and unmannerly and I say many things out of turn which I realize afterwards must have hurt someone.”
“One is reminded of the unmannerly exclamation, sometimes attributed to C.S. Lewis, that interrupted one of Tolkien's readings of "The Lord of the Rings" to his Oxford colleagues: "Oh no, not another f---ing elf!”
“And college men — not usually known for their debonair ways — can be particularly unmannerly when the numbers are in their favor.”
“Also because it would be a very unmannerly thread-jacking.”
“An improper conversation offends against the logic of conversation; it doesn't offend merely by entertaining unsuitable, unmannerly, impolite topics.”
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