unknightly

[ uhn-nahyt-lee ]
/ ʌnˈnaɪt li /
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adjective

unworthy of a knight.
not like a knight.

adverb

in a manner unworthy of a knight.

Nearby words

  1. unkennel,
  2. unkept,
  3. unkind,
  4. unkindest cut,
  5. unkindly,
  6. unknit,
  7. unknot,
  8. unknowable,
  9. unknowing,
  10. unknowingly

Origin of unknightly

1375–1425; late Middle English (adj.); see un-1, knightly

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