Translation of unbecoming in Spanish:

unbecoming

Pronunciation: /ˌʌnbɪˈkʌmɪŋ/

adj

[formal]
  • 1.1 (unseemly) [behavior/language] indecoroso unbecoming to sb impropio de algn
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    • They maintain that Irving's conduct was unbecoming of a reputable historian.
    • Opinion columnists, meanwhile, busied themselves penning snide articles about Trollope, admonishing her for behaviour unbecoming of a grandmother of two.
    • This behaviour is inexcusable and unbecoming of a registered medical practitioner.
    1.2 (unflattering) [clothes/hairstyle/color] poco favorecedor
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    • Without giving approval, Prudie will tell you what a friend in a similar situation does: Every year she picks out a piece of clothing that is unbecoming and one size too small.
    • I snickered as I watched Travers become an unbecoming shade of red.
    • You tell me in the car that my red fingernail polish is unbecoming.

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