unprofessional

adjective un·pro·fes·sion·al \ ˌən-prə-ˈfesh-nəl , -ˈfe-shə-nᵊl \
|Updated on: 26 Jun 2018

Definition of unprofessional

: not exhibiting a courteous, conscientious, or generally businesslike manner in the workplace : not professional
  • unprofessional attire
  • unprofessional comments

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1770

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