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

  • adjective Ill-mannered; rude.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With ill manners; uncivilly; rudely.
  • Not mannerly; wanting in manners; not having good manners; rude in behavior; ill-bred; uncivil.
  • Not according to good manners: as, an unmannerly jest.

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

  • adjective Not mannerly; ill-bred; rude.

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

  • adverb In a way that is not mannerly.

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

  • adjective socially incorrect in behavior


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