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ill-mannered

[il-man-erd] /ˈɪlˈmæn ərd/
adjective
1.
having bad or poor manners; impolite; discourteous; rude.
Origin of ill-mannered
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see ill, mannered
Related forms
ill-manneredly, adverb
ill-manneredness, noun
Synonyms
unpolished, crude, uncivil.
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  • The ill-mannered rabble outside will not permit me to-day to lunch at home.

  • She was uneducated and ill-mannered, impulsive and quarrelsome.

    Handel Edward J. Dent
  • Did ye get a fair look at any of the spalpeens that was so ill-mannered as to paap down on ye?

    The Cave in the Mountain Lieut. R. H. Jayne
  • At first he is violent and ill-mannered, and is angry at seeing his master overthrown.

    Gorgias Plato
  • Every one is invited, except Lemminkainen, who is passed over as too quarrelsome and ill-mannered.

  • And ill-mannered as this was, Mr. and Mrs. Skratdj never put a stop to it.

    The Peace Egg and Other tales Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • What were a troop of vulgar and ill-mannered players to him?

    The Golden Censer John McGovern
  • I didn't want him to think that I was such an ill-mannered brute as I seemed.

    Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • This, however, seems to be true, that a well-mannered man will not produce an ill-mannered newspaper.

    Ars Recte Vivende George William Curtis
  • But his way is to regard most men as ill-mannered and well-meaning.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
British Dictionary definitions for ill-mannered

ill-mannered

adjective
1.
having bad manners; rude; impolite
Derived Forms
ill-manneredly, adverb
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