un-English

un-Eng·lish

(ŭn-ĭng′glĭsh)
adj.
1. Not having the characteristics of English people or practices: The purple shutters on her house had a decidedly un-English look.
2. Not in agreement with standard English usage.

un-English

adj
not in accordance with the typical attitudes, customs, and beliefs of the English people

un-Eng•lish

(ʌnˈɪŋ glɪʃ)

adj.
1. not characteristic of the English.
2. not conforming to standard or native English language usage.
Translations

un-English

[ˈʌnˈɪŋglɪʃ] ADJpoco inglés

un-English

adjunenglisch
References in classic literature ?
He and his wife spoke English with an accent which was only discernible through its un-English emphasis and a certain carefulness and deliberation.
Silver, if you like," cried the squire; "but as for that intolerable humbug, I declare I think his conduct unmanly, unsailorly, and downright un-English.
Pillars are un-English and provocative, and a waste of wax that is needed for higher and more practical ends," said the Wax-moth from an empty store-cell.
They wore un-English leggings and curious girt-in belts that reminded him hazily of the pictures in a book in St Xavier's library "The Adventures of a Young Naturalist in Mexico" was its name.
Even these facts, however, his aspect scantily matched; partly, no doubt, because he looked, as was usually said, un-English.
He came towards her quickly, with the smooth yet impetuous step which singled him out at once as un-English.
Her clothes were country-made, but perfect as regarded fit and trimness, her beflowered hat was worn with a touch of coquettish grace, a trifle un-English, but very delightful.
Un-English to sneer at a man in that way behind his back--in the opinion of Number Three.
Confession need harm no one--it can satisfy that test--and though it was un-English, and ignored by our Anglican cathedral, Leonard had a right to decide upon it.
The man was too far away for me to swear to his face, but he wore a covert-coat of un-English length, and the lamp across the road played steadily on his boots; they were very yellow, and they made no noise when he took a turn.
In respect to this all-absorbing national topic, I happen to be one of the most un-English Englishmen living.
You dare be impudent," Mr Vladimir began, with an amazingly guttural intonation not only utterly un-English, but absolutely un- European, and startling even to Mr Verloc's experience of cosmopolitan slums.