Definition of Ill-mannered

1. Adjective. Socially incorrect in behavior. "Resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"

Exact synonyms: Bad-mannered, Rude, Unmannered, Unmannerly
Similar to: Impolite
Derivative terms: Rudeness



Definition of Ill-mannered

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to ''having bad manners''; impolite. (See also: bad-mannered) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ill-mannered

ill-famed
ill-fated
ill-fatedly
ill-favored
ill-favoured
ill-favouredness
ill-fed
ill-formed
ill-gotten
ill-gotten gains
ill-humor
ill-humored
ill-humoured
ill-intentioned
ill-judged
ill-mannered (current term)
ill-natured
ill-naturedly
ill-naturedness
ill-omened
ill-prepared
ill-proportioned
ill-repute
ill-shapen
ill-sorted
ill-starred
ill-suited
ill-tempered
ill-thewed
ill-timed

Literary usage of Ill-mannered

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1. Diaries and Correspondence of James Harris, First Earl of Malmesbury by James Harris Malmesbury (1844)
"Why His Prussian Majesty thought proper to commit himself thus gratuitously to the impertinence of these rough, ill-mannered Dictators, I confess I cannot ..."

2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"Innocent. V. ILL-LESS. ILL-FASHIONED, adj. 1. ill-mannered ; Weel-fa- ... "ill-mannered." 61. Aberd. Skinner't Mite. Poet. Q. ill-holden, not properly kept ..."

3. Letters and Writings of James Greenleaf Croswell: Late Master of the Bearley by James Greenleaf Croswell (1917)
"The conscious self, trained to conscious thought, is, I am told, still but a parvenu in the universe, uneasy, arrogant, ill-mannered, and exacting, ..."

4. Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel by Henri Frédéric Amiel (1893)
"Tho race is poetical and intelligent, but common and ill-mannered. Pliancy and gentleness, manners, wit, vivacity, taste, dignity, and charm, are qualities ..."

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