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ill-mannered

[il-man-erd]
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adjective
  1. having bad or poor manners; impolite; discourteous; rude.
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Origin of ill-mannered

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at ill, mannered
Related formsill-man·nered·ly, adverbill-man·nered·ness, noun

Synonyms

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unpolished, crude, uncivil.
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Examples from the Web for ill-mannered

Historical Examples

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

    Handel

    Edward J. Dent

  • At first he is violent and ill-mannered, and is angry at seeing his master overthrown.

    Gorgias

    Plato

  • He was, it must be remembered, a very rich man, and could afford to be ill-mannered.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • 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

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for ill-mannered

ill-mannered

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