adjective Date: 1626 contrary to the practice of parliamentary bodies

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  • Unparliamentary — Un*par lia*men ta*ry, a. Not parliamentary; contrary to the practice of parliamentary bodies. {Un*par lia*men ta*ri*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unparliamentary — [unpär΄lə ment′ə rē] adj. contrary to parliamentary law or practice …   English World dictionary

  • unparliamentary — adj. contrary to proper parliamentary usage. Phrases and idioms: unparliamentary language oaths or abuse …   Useful english dictionary

  • unparliamentary — /un pahr leuh men teuh ree, tree/, adj. not parliamentary; at variance with or contrary to the methods employed by parliamentary bodies. [1620 30; UN 1 + PARLIAMENTARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • unparliamentary — adjective a) unsuitable to be used in parliament b) contrary to the rules of parliament …   Wiktionary

  • unparliamentary — adjective (especially of language) contrary to the rules or procedures of parliament …   English new terms dictionary

  • unparliamentary — un·parliamentary …   English syllables

  • unparliamentary — UK [ˌʌnpɑː(r)ləˈment(ə)rɪ] / US [ˌʌnpɑrləˈment(ə)rɪ] adjective British breaking the official rules about good behaviour in parliament …   English dictionary

  • unparliamentary — un•par•lia•men•ta•ry [[t]ˌʌn pɑr ləˈmɛn tə ri, tri[/t]] adj. gov not in accordance with parliamentary law or practice • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • unparliamentary — /ˌʌnpaləˈmɛntəri/ (say .unpahluh mentuhree), / tri/ (say tree) adjective not parliamentary; not in accordance with parliamentary practice. –unparliamentarily, adverb –unparliamentariness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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