un-English

adjective
un-En·glish | \ˌən-ˈiŋ-glish also -ˈiŋ-lish \

Definition of un-English 

1 : not characteristically English

2 : not agreeing with standard or generally accepted usage of the English language

First Known Use of un-English

1633, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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