ill-mannered

  • 1 ill-mannered — [adj] badly behaved bad mannered, boorish, cheap, churlish, coarse, discourteous, disrespectful, ill behaved, ill bred, impertinent, impolite, insolent, loud, loudmouthed, loutish, raunchy*, raw, rough, roughneck*, rude, tacky*, uncivil, uncouth …

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  • 2 ill-mannered — adj formal not polite and behaving badly in social situations ≠ ↑well mannered ▪ The fellow is an ill mannered brute …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 ill-mannered — ill manneredly, adv. ill manneredness, n. /il man euhrd/, adj. having bad or poor manners; impolite; discourteous; rude. [1375 1425; late ME; see ILL, MANNERED] Syn. unpolished, crude, uncivil. * * * …

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  • 4 Ill-mannered — Ill man nered, a. Impolite; rude; displaying socially incorrect behavior. Syn: rude, unmannered, unmannerly. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 ill-mannered — index blatant (obtrusive), disorderly, impertinent (insolent), inelegant, presumptuous, provincial …

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  • 6 ill-mannered — adjective FORMAL behaving in a way that is not polite: RUDE …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 ill-mannered — *rude, uncivil, ungracious, impolite, discourteous Analogous words: boorish, loutish, churlish (see under BOOR) Antonyms: well bred …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 ill-mannered — [il′man′ərd] adj. having or showing bad manners; rude; impolite SYN. RUDE …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 ill-mannered — ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as ill mannered, you are critical of them because they are impolite or rude. [FORMAL] ...this rude, ill mannered individual who assumes he has the force of the law behind him... Chantal would have… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 ill-mannered — adjective we never encountered the ill mannered locals you had warned us about Syn: bad mannered, discourteous, rude, impolite, uncivil, abusive, disagreeable; insolent, impertinent, impudent, cheeky, presumptuous, audacious, disrespectful; badly …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 11 ill-mannered — adjective Of or pertaining to having bad manners; impolite. (See also: bad mannered) He was extremely ill mannered and caused offence wherever he went …

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  • 12 ill-mannered — ill′ man′nered adj. having bad or poor manners; impolite • Etymology: 1375–1425 ill′ man′nered•ly, adv. ill′ man′nered•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 ill-mannered — adj ill bred, bad mannered, unmannerly, rude, impolite, uncivil. See ill bred …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 ill-mannered — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ill bred, rude, coarse, boorish. See discourtesy. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. impolite, discourteous, ill bred, uncouth; see rude 1 , 2 . See Synonym Study at rude . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 ill-mannered — adjective formal not polite; behaving badly in social situations opposite well­mannered …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 ˌill-ˈmannered — adj formal not polite Syn: rude Ant: well mannered …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 ill-mannered — adjective socially incorrect in behavior resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion • Syn: ↑bad mannered, ↑rude, ↑unmannered, ↑unmannerly • Similar to: ↑impolite • …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 ill-mannered — a. Impolite, uncivil, uncourteous, discourteous, uncourtly, unpolished, uncouth, rude, ill behaved, ill bred …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 ill-mannered — /ˈɪl mænəd / (say il manuhd) adjective having bad manners; impolite; rude. –ill manneredly, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 ill-mannered — adjective Date: 15th century having bad manners ; rude …

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