ill-mannered


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Related to ill-mannered: impolite, boorishness, curtness, discourteous

ill-man·nered

(ĭl′măn′ərd)
adj.
Lacking or indicating a lack of good manners; rude.

ill′-man′nered·ly adv.

ill-mannered

adj
having bad manners; rude; impolite
ˌill-ˈmanneredly adv

ill′-man′nered



adj.
having bad or poor manners; impolite.
[1375–1425]
ill′-man′nered•ly, adv.
ill′-man′nered•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ill-mannered - socially incorrect in behaviorill-mannered - socially incorrect in behavior; "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"
impolite - not polite

ill-mannered

adjective rude, impolite, discourteous, coarse, churlish, boorish, insolent, uncouth, loutish, uncivil, ill-bred, badly behaved, ill-behaved, unmannerly She would have considered it ill-mannered to show surprise.
civil, polite, courteous, mannerly, polished, refined, cultivated, well-mannered

ill-mannered

adjective
Translations

ill-mannered

[ˈɪlˈmænəd] ADJmal educado, sin educación

ill-mannered

[ˌɪlˈmænəd] adjmaleducato/a, sgarbato/a

ill-mannered

a. descortés.
References in classic literature ?
The Grasshopper jumped only half as high; but he leaped into the King's face, who said that was ill-mannered.
"Jealous of YOU!" I repeated with ill-mannered astonishment.
I'm nearly as impolite and disagreeable and ill-mannered as these two old Knickerbocker gents on each side of me that can't sleep of nights because I bought in between 'em."
The shopkeepers of the smaller sort, in Geneva, are as troublesome and persistent as are the salesmen of that monster hive in Paris, the Grands Magasins du Louvre--an establishment where ill-mannered pestering, pursuing, and insistence have been reduced to a science.
"That ill-mannered boor, the Jed of Gathol," she replied.
'I shouldn't wish to appear ill-mannered, gentlemen,' said the third, who had called the dogs back, 'Mr.
and Madame Danglars will think me a very ill-mannered person.
As a man Jonson, pugnacious, capricious, ill-mannered, sometimes surly, intemperate in drink and in other respects, is an object for only very qualified admiration; and as a writer he cannot properly be said to possess that indefinable thing, genius, which is essential to the truest greatness.
I am ready to ask pardon, if I have been ill-mannered. I am a poor student, sick and shattered (shattered was the word he used) by poverty.
Despite harsh weather, noise, pollution and ill-mannered behaviour of some citizens, well-educated traffic policemen still give their best to facilitate commuters and keep the traffic flow smooth, he said.
Based on this, he said, Tema would need the wise counselling and guidance of the senior citizens to shape the ill-mannered youth, most of who have failed to show glimpses of hope that they can manage the affairs of this country, should they have their turn in high positions.
The incharge of the drivers' licence office should look into this and take disciplinary action against ill-mannered police officials under his command.