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bad manners Syllabification: bad man·ners

Definition of bad manners in English:

plural noun

Lack of polite or well-bred social behavior: it’s bad manners to talk with your mouth full I have never experienced such bad manners and ignorance
More example sentences
  • Katie Bruton, 22, from Birmingham, is no stranger to bad manners.
  • I don't think putting your elbows on the table is bad manners any more.
  • I have no words to express how sorry I am for my bad manners.


Pronunciation: /ˌbadˈmanərd/
Example sentences
  • A council spokesperson said the junior wardens were literally driven off the road by bad mannered motorists.
  • Will was raised on a ship with a bunch of bad-mannered sailors.
  • Those young people whom I reprimanded weren't really misbehaving, or even being particularly bad mannered.
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