Definition of unsoldierly in English:


Syllabification: un·sol·dier·ly
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈsōljərlē


  • Inappropriate to or not befitting a soldier: prisoners of war in their unsoldierly uniforms
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    • This was so effective that the soldier was unable to maintain a unsoldierly appearance even when out of uniform.
    • I was drafted in the fall of 1953… a most unsoldierly soldier, but a lucky one.
    • Some leaders consider it unsoldierly to have a strategic focus.

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