Definition of inappropriate
: not appropriate : unsuitable inappropriate behavior The movie's subject matter is inappropriate for small children.
inappropriatelyadverb dressed inappropriately
inappropriatenessnoun the inappropriateness of his comments
Examples of inappropriate in a sentence
We won't tolerate such inappropriate behavior.
Her informal manner seemed wholly inappropriate to the occasion.
First Known Use of inappropriate
INAPPROPRIATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inappropriate for English Language Learners
: not right or suited for some purpose or situation : not appropriate or suitable
INAPPROPRIATE Defined for Kids
Definition of inappropriate for Students
: not right or suited for some purpose or situation inappropriate language
inappropriatelyadverb He dressed inappropriately.
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