adjective Date: 15th century having bad manners ; rude

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • 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 …   New thesaurus

  • 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

  • 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. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ill-mannered — Ill man nered, a. Impolite; rude; displaying socially incorrect behavior. Syn: rude, unmannered, unmannerly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • ill-mannered — adjective FORMAL behaving in a way that is not polite: RUDE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 …   Wiktionary

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