unladylike


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unladylike

(ʌnˈleɪdɪlaɪk)
adj
1. that does not behave in a way considered proper for a lady
2. that is not considered proper for a lady
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unladylike - lacking the behavior or manner or style considered proper for a ladyunladylike - lacking the behavior or manner or style considered proper for a lady
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
Translations

unladylike

[ˈʌnˈleɪdɪlaɪk] ADJimpropio de una dama

unladylike

adjundamenhaft, nicht damenhaft

unladylike

[ʌnˈleɪdɪˌlaɪk] adj (pej) → non da signora (perbene)
it's unladylike to swear → una vera signora non dice le parolacce
References in classic literature ?
I am careful to tell you how I acted toward him, and what led to it; because I understand that he is excessively offended with me, and that he is likely to mention elsewhere what he calls my unladylike violence toward him.
There was only one student unladylike and musical enough to whistle; and Miss Wilson was ashamed to find herself growing nervous at the prospect of an encounter with Agatha, who entered whistling sweetly, but with a lugubrious countenance.
I have got accustomed to hear you talking about men as rotters, and calling everything filthy and beastly; though I do think it horrible and unladylike.
Not tetchy, mamma: you never hear me speak in an unladylike way.
Thank you for telling me that my contemplated conduct is unladylike.
In the first alarm and anxiety arising from our sympathy with a sweet young friend, not wholly to be dissociated from one of the gladiators in the bloodless arena in question (the impropriety of Miss Reynolds's appearing to stab herself in the hand with a pin, is far too obvious, and too glaringly unladylike, to be pointed out), we descended from our maiden elevation to discuss this uncongenial and this unfit theme.
Godfrey at a most unladylike rate of speed, with her hair shockingly untidy, and her face, what I should call, unbecomingly flushed.
She went the length--the very unladylike length-- of taking him by the hand.
But after I made a rather unladylike crash landing onto the rocks in France and turned to swim back to Dover, the tide swept us five miles sideways along the French coast and into the ferry lane.
Gemin; Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen; Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens; Violet and the Pearl of the Orient by Harriet Whitehorn, illustrated by Becka Moor; and A Boy Called Hope by Lara Williamson.
Good Sir Terence may not be surprised to learn that a few young ladies were distinctly unladylike in their remarks as we posed cheek-to-chainmail.