un·​sol·​dier·​ly ˌən-ˈsōl-jər-lē How to pronounce unsoldierly (audio)
: not characteristic of or befitting a soldier : not soldierly
unsoldierly behavior

Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsoldierly was in 1598

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“Unsoldierly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsoldierly. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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