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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking propriety or decorum. synonym: unseemly.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not decorous; violating propriety or the accepted rules of conduct; unseemly.
  • Synonyms Unbecoming, unseemly, improper, rude, unmannerly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not decorous; violating good manners; contrary to good breeding or etiquette; unbecoming; improper; out of place.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective improper, immodest or indecent

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

  • adjective not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
  • adjective lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct

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