Definition of unbecoming
- an unbecoming dress
- unbecoming conduct
That color is very unbecoming on her.
boorish behavior that is unbecoming to an officer
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amiss, graceless, improper, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, malapropos, perverse, unapt, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitable, untoward, wrong;
out of place, out of the way;
: not attractive : not becoming
: not appropriate or acceptable for a person in a particular job or position
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