- not mannerly; impolite; discourteous; coarse.
- with ill manners.
Origin of unmannerly
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1. ill-bred, uncouth, loutish.
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Examples from the Web for unmannerly
“He always was an unmannerly cub,” said Master Headley, as he read the letter.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
You are the most unmannerly fellow I ever convers'd with, 'pan hanor.The Politician Out-Witted
Out on you for an unmannerly cur to break upon a gentleman's repose.The Tavern Knight
It sounded brusque and unmannerly, but it was the only remark that occurred to her.Janet of the Dunes</p>
Harriet T. Comstock
She did not deem it impudent or unmannerly for a slave to look her in the face.The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
- lacking manners; discourteous
- archaic rudely; discourteously
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