Definition of ungentlemanly in English:

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ungentlemanly

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈjen(t)lmənlē/

adjective

Not appropriate to or behaving like a gentleman: an ungentlemanly lack of sportsmanship
More example sentences
  • His student team was not allowed to kick for touch and the style was running and passing; ungentlemanly conduct was unthinkable.
  • It is a matter for referees to enforce the regulations and deal with anything regarded as ungentlemanly conduct.
  • Causing murders, although not technically prohibited by any FIFA edict, would almost certainly constitute ungentlemanly conduct.

Derivatives

ungentlemanliness

noun
Example sentences
  • But what struck me about the Senator-elect's ungentlemanliness was that he seemed to be proud of it.
  • As I walked back with the glasses, he reached for his drink with uncharacteristic ungentlemanliness.
  • I likewise tender my sincerest apologies for the ungentlemanliness of my late behavior.

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Syllabification: un·gen·tle·man·ly

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