- Having bad manners; not behaving well in social situations: ill-mannered and unruly childrenMore example sentences
bad-mannered, rude, unmannerly, mannerless, impolite, discourteous, uncivil, abusive, disagreeable; insolent, impertinent, impudent, cheeky, audacious, presumptuous, disrespectful; badly behaved, ill-behaved, boorish, loutish, oafish, uncouth, uncivilized, ill-bred, coarse, gross• informal ignorant
- But many people, however, now celebrate and defend rude, ill-mannered behavior.
- It was quite rude and ill-mannered of you to make them wait on you.
- Golf parties are not notoriously rowdy or ill-mannered.