American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not in accord with parliamentary procedure.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Contrary to the usages or rules of proceeding in Parliament or in any legislative (or by extension deliberative) body; not such as can be used or uttered in Parliament or any legislative body: as, unparliamentary language.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not parliamentary; contrary to the practice of parliamentary bodies.
- adj. so rude and abusive as to be unsuitable for parliament
“Immigration officials have complained that Karygiannis, the MP for Ontario's Scarborough-Agincourt riding, has used what they call unparliamentary language on multiple occasions in dealing with staff and takes an aggressive tone with civil servants.”
“The Speaker did say that although the comments weren't 'unparliamentary' - thus Ritchie avoided receiving a similar fat that was given to Iris Robinson who was banned from the Chamber for a day for unparliamentary remarks about the Health Minister which she refused to withdraw - the Speaker did however advise Ritchie to read Hansard and reflect on her remarks.”
“The first few debates have drawn complaints over excessive heckling and the use of "unparliamentary" language, but an analyst chalked it up to the sudden transition.”
“Malatsi withdrawing his "unparliamentary" statement, which Senator”
“Here and there a great oblong many-windowed factory stood up, like a hen among her chickens, puffing out black 'unparliamentary' smoke, and sufficiently accounting for the cloud which Margaret had taken to foretell rain.”
“The BJP activists charged Singh with using "unparliamentary" language against their leaders and raised slogans against him.”
“The fact that Mr Deve Gowda's language was 'unparliamentary' on Sunday doesn't cut much ice.”
“Mr. Sibal's actions made him the target of uncomplimentary—certainly unparliamentary—words on the Internet, with users exercising their freedoms while they still can.”
“The American model is borrowed to a great extent from the Westminster system and under unparliamentary language calling someone “liar” is the number one with a bullet way to be censured.”
“The Chair specifically said that the quotation you provided was not unparliamentary, but the following remark was stricken:”
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