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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as ungentlemanize.

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Examples

  • Then the Duke begins to treat her in the most ungentleman-like manner: he abuses her in every possible way; he introduces improper characters into her house; and, finally, becomes so disgusted with her, that he determines to make away with her altogether.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • Your character is hitherto not only unblemished in its mortal part, but even unsullied by any low, dirty, and ungentleman-like vice; and will, I hope, continue so.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • And she had never forgiven him, because he had on occasions summoned her daughter to a reception at the last moment or to some Nazi Party reception without giving her sort of proper warning, and she thought that was very ungentleman-like behavior.

    The Mystery Of Olga Chekhova

  • Then Hamilton represented that it was very ungentleman-like to go and tempt poor Jack with his money, to offend discipline, and get flogged.

    A Simpleton

  • Sir Charles thought he could justify; but when it came to the point he could only prove that Richard had done several ungentleman-like things of a nature a stout jury would consider trifles.

    A Terrible Temptation A Story of To-Day

  • What Harry knew was that since Medlicot had come he had lost his sheep, that the heads of three or four had been found buried on Medlicot's side of his run, and that if he dismissed "a hand," Medlicot employed him -- a proceeding which, in Harry Heathcote's aristocratic and patriarchal views of life, was altogether ungentleman-like.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • I believe he came on purpose to see your sister, and I think that it was a dastardly and most ungentleman-like thing to do. '

    He Knew He Was Right

  • One such diseased creature as this is enough to infect a whole colony, and the tutors of Boniface began to find the moral tone of their college lowered and their young men growing unruly, and almost ungentleman-like, soon after Mr. Bloundell's arrival at Oxbridge.

    The History of Pendennis

  • The first is immoral and ungentleman-like, the second is a vile habit which will grow upon you.

    Peter Simple; and, The Three Cutters, Vol. 1-2

  • Roberto Rosales 'alleged show of "ungentleman gesture" against intelligence chief Supt.

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