Definitions

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  • adv. In an unproper manner; not properly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unfitly; improperly.

Etymologies

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unproper +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Actually if the coverage of Palin was fair, eighteen of every thirty minutes of news would be devoted to her crimes, scandals and foibles and one minute of each thirty would be about Republicans are carrying a chubbie because she kills lotsa things between popping out unproperly-trained people-puppies.

    Poll: Fifty Percent Says News Coverage Of Sarah Palin Has Been Fair

  • My friend Doc, who captained our table with the wry tolerance of a Pop Warner referee, proved adept at the upside-down-slide-bang to free stuck, unproperly stuffed ballots.

    Bill Parent: Fox News and Forgotten Addresses: A Day In the Life of a CA Poll Worker

  • Abimelech in this manner, "Now therefore restore the man his wife, for he is a prophet, and shall pray for thee"; 128 whereby may be also gathered that the name of prophet may be given not unproperly to them that in

    Leviathan

  • In the sense of speaking from man to God, Abraham is called a prophet where God in a dream speaketh to Abimelech in this manner, "Now therefore restore the man his wife, for he is a prophet, and shall pray for thee"; (26) whereby may be also gathered that the name of prophet may be given not unproperly to them that in Christian churches have a calling to say public prayers for the congregation.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • Then we took her to the vet (yesterday) that they recommended and I am not pleased because I had to pay $100 just in medication for her infected ears and unproperly cleaned wrinkles.

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  • But you must free your direction to the producing of such an incidence, impression, or operation, as may cause a precise and determinate passion of the eye; a matter which is much more easy to induce than that which we have passed through; but yet because it hath a full coherence both with that act of radiation (which hath hitherto been conceived and termed so unproperly and untruly by some an effluxion of spiritual species and by others an investing of the INTERMEDIUM with a motion which successively is conveyed to the eye) and with the act of sense, wherein I should likewise open that which I think good to withdraw,

    Valerius Terminus: of the interpretation of Nature

  • I kneel before thee; and unproperly Show duty, as miftakcn all this while Between the child and parent, [kneels.

    The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections and Illustrations of ...

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