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Lack of polite or well-bred social behaviour.‘it's bad manners to talk with your mouth full’‘I have never experienced such bad manners and ignorance’
rudeness, discourtesy, discourteousness, impoliteness, incivility, unmannerliness, boorishness, uncouthness, vulgarity, ungentlemanly behaviour, unladylike behaviour, lack of social grace, lack of refinementView synonyms
- ‘I don't think putting your elbows on the table is bad manners any more.’
- ‘Bad manners are the outward sign of a seriously selfish individual.’
- ‘It is bad manners to reach for salt or a spoon.’
- ‘I think it is rank bad manners not to attend prize-giving.’
- ‘The latter are examples of bad manners; the former are not.’
- ‘It was considered the height of bad manners not to offer your tobacco around.’
- ‘Anyway, in recent weeks, I have been the "victim" of bad manners.’
- ‘A handshake that is too firm is also considered a sign of bad manners.’
- ‘In a shared pool, butterfly strikes me as plain bad manners.’
- ‘This is, at very best, bad manners.’
- ‘It is bad manners to argue too much with someone who has given you a lift.’
- ‘The litany of bad manners continued over dessert.’
- ‘I have no words to express how sorry I am for my bad manners.’
- ‘Such table noises are not considered bad manners; they are considered evidence that people are enjoying their food.’
- ‘Katie Bruton, 22, from Birmingham, is no stranger to bad manners.’
- ‘People who don't do this should get penalty points for bad manners.’
- ‘I agree with Eugene that this is a case of bad manners rather than anything more serious.’
- ‘Apparently, Wilbur was incensed at her bad manners.’
- ‘Panic can induce all kinds of bad manners.’
- ‘Bad manners are the most basic form of anti-social behaviour.’
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