Definition of unneighbourly in English:

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unneighbourly

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈneɪbəli/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

adjective

Not neighbourly.
Example sentences
  • I should add that this is not one of those cases familiar to the courts where neighbours behave in an unneighbourly and aggressive way towards each other.
  • Can anyone put a good case for allowing unneighbourly neighbours to bomb tiles off a little old lady's roof whenever they feel like it?
  • Officers have recommended the scheme should be refused on the grounds it would be unneighbourly and an eyesore.

Derivatives

unneighbourliness

noun
Example sentences
  • Another man throws his garbage into the next-door lady's garden, and with a straight face complains about her unneighbourliness when she throws it back.
  • People living in metropolitan cities bemoan the unneighbourliness of the neighbours.
  • The unneighbourliness of resident Londoners is a growing problem for the hospitable city.

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