lacking good manners; rude or ill-bred.
without affectation or insincerity; ingenuous: He is a refreshingly unmannered person.

Origin of unmannered

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at un-1, mannered
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Examples from the Web for unmannered

Historical Examples of unmannered

  • And I have an invitation for you, Evan—you unmannered boy, that you do not bow!

  • "Do not break in on me with unmannered words," said the bishop.

    Pabo, The Priest

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • In the grand march I could indulge in the most unmannered swagger.

    A Backward Glance at Eighty

    Charles A. Murdock

  • Soft, but with no unmanly softness; luxuriant, but with no unmannered luxury.

    Val d'Arno

    John Ruskin

  • Hard of heart, flinty of soul, rude, unmannered and unlovely.

British Dictionary definitions for unmannered



without good manners; coarse; rude
not affected; without mannerisms
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