bad manners


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Noun1.bad manners - impoliteness resulting from ignorancebad manners - impoliteness resulting from ignorance
impoliteness - a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage

bad manners

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To live longer than forty years is bad manners, is vulgar, immoral.
They discussed her bad manners among themselves, and agreed to punish her by not asking her to dance.
Your hen has very bad manners, Dorothy," said Aunt Em, looking somewhat disdainfully at Billina.
I stopped to assure him that I had not done so in bad manners, but uncertain whether he might or might not like a job.
I asked, putting one question on the top of another, which was bad manners, I own.
Poyser must go out and see if the cart was come back to fetch them, for it was half-past ten o'clock, and notwithstanding a mild suggestion on his part that it would be bad manners for them to be the first to go, Mrs.
I hate rudeness and bad manners of every kind, for I am extremely sensitive.
Oh, no," he said at last; "it would be very bad manners in me to judge you that way.
But he came quite tipsy, and asked for three bottles again, and then he lifted up one leg, and began playing the pianoforte with one foot, and that is not at all right in an honourable house, and he /ganz/ broke the piano, and it was very bad manners indeed and I said so.
Seriously] The great secret, Eliza, is not having bad manners or good manners or any other particular sort of manners, but having the same manner for all human souls: in short, behaving as if you were in Heaven, where there are no third-class carriages, and one soul is as good as another.
Q: I am most guilty of the following bad manners at Mass .
A few days earlier, another group which found fame in the 1980s and is still going strong now, ska heavyweights Bad Manners, performed at Middlesbrough's Longlands Club.