Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not befitting a gentleman; rude; uncivil; ill-bred.
  • Synonyms See uncivil.
  • In an ungentlemanly manner; not as a gentleman.

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  • adjective Not gentlemanly; not adhering to the high moral standards expected of a gentleman; impolite, unchivalrous, or indecent.

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  • adjective not befitting a gentleman

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Examples

  • He was further described as ungentlemanly by a brace of spinsters who had been within earshot on the veranda the morning he had abused the Asquith roads, but their evidence was not looked upon as damning.

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  • He was further described as ungentlemanly by a brace of spinsters who had been within earshot on the veranda the morning he had abused the Asquith roads, but their evidence was not looked upon as damning.

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  • He was further described as ungentlemanly by a brace of spinsters who had been within earshot on the veranda the morning he had abused the Asquith roads, but their evidence was not looked upon as damning.

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  • While his later behavior could conservatively be called ungentlemanly, I have no doubt Hilton wanted Carrie Prejean to give a different answer than she did, not because he had an "agenda," but because he wanted her to be kind as well as beautiful.

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  • He pushed caution to such extremes that you can only call ungentlemanly where

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  • While his later behavior could conservatively be called ungentlemanly, I have no doubt Hilton wanted Carrie Prejean to give a different answer than she did, not because he had an "agenda," but because he wanted her to be kind as well as beautiful.

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  • While his later behavior could conservatively be called ungentlemanly, I have no doubt Hilton wanted Carrie Prejean to give a different answer than she did, not because he had an "agenda," but because he wanted her to be kind as well as beautiful.

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  • It's the "ungentlemanly" thing that really gets my goat.

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  • Hamilton says nothing 'ungentlemanly' about his 'weaving' tactics

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  • Pak sports minister seeks MS Gill's help to recover Malik's impounded passport Hamilton says nothing 'ungentlemanly' about his 'weaving' tactics Headley's 3-run homer in 9th lifts Padres to 6-3 win over Diamondbacks Ethier hits two homers, including first slam; Dodgers bash Giants on Bochy's birthday

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