Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to having bad manners; impolite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective socially incorrect in behavior

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The stories are, in true Sfar style, truly unusual, though they have more structure and a little more empathy than the unapologetically bad-mannered Sardine books.

    Little Vampire (and Other Little Folk)

  • Rude Britannia is a myth, say researchers from the Young Foundation, and often people don't realise they are being bad-mannered, for example, by not using headphones properly.

    Rude Britannia is a myth, says report into English manners

  • The stories are, in true Sfar style, truly unusual, though they have more structure and a little more empathy than the unapologetically bad-mannered Sardine books.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Dean Neuhaus had come here from London, and he managed to make our entire country inferior to his too—our grossly abundant restaurant meals, our bad-mannered children, our sloppy and distasteful use of the English language.

    The Six Rules of Maybe

  • Dean Neuhaus had come here from London, and he managed to make our entire country inferior to his too—our grossly abundant restaurant meals, our bad-mannered children, our sloppy and distasteful use of the English language.

    The Six Rules of Maybe

  • Steven Slater, a flight attendant who worked for twenty years dealing with the possibility of terrorists, a plane crash or, God help him, bad-mannered passengers, lost his temper after a female passenger ignored his instructions, prematurely retrieved her suitcase from the overhead compartment and hit him in the head with her bag.

    Beth Armogida: Steven Slater: Flight Attendant and Role Model

  • Naco (fmn. naca) is a pejorative word often used in Mexican Spanish to describe bad-mannered and poorly educated people.

    "Trailer trash"

  • Naco (fmn. naca) is a pejorative word often used in Mexican Spanish to describe bad-mannered and poorly educated people.

    "Trailer trash"

  • Naco (fmn. naca) is a pejorative word often used in Mexican Spanish to describe bad-mannered and poorly educated people.

    "Trailer trash"

  • And so it goes: firefights will lash the streets and bombs will churn up the pavements, and in the middle of it all, a shopper at a market will worry that her nation not be judged bad-mannered.

    Peace Meals

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