Simple Definition of unseemly
: not proper or appropriate for the situation : not seemly
Examples of unseemly in a sentence
He spent unseemly amounts of money on himself.
<an unseemly interest in their host's income and expenses>
First Known Use of unseemly
Synonym Discussion of unseemly
Definition of unseemly
: in an unseemly manner
UNSEEMLY Defined for Kids
Definition of unseemly for Students
: not polite or proper <unseemly behavior>
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