Definition of unprofessional in English:

unprofessional

adjective

  • Below or contrary to the standards expected in a particular profession.

    ‘a report on unprofessional conduct’
    • ‘She has a recurring dream, she confides, in which she is a sloppy and unprofessional actress.’
    • ‘It is alleged that his actions at the Leeds jail were indecent, unprofessional and an abuse of his professional position.’
    • ‘One of the main pitfalls is picking a development partner who is inexperienced and unprofessional.’
    • ‘Anyway, all of that was the prelude to my slightly unprofessional response to that group this afternoon.’
    • ‘But yesterday Mr Roberts admitted unprofessional and incompetent conduct.’
    • ‘This isn't sloppy or unprofessional like you may think punk rock must be.’
    • ‘Pot-smoking, careless, unprofessional, they seem to deserve all the horrors visited on them.’
    • ‘So much of the time we forget about how professional or unprofessional our appearance is.’
    • ‘There is a temptation to do a bit of gloating about the unprofessional standards of certain accountancy firms.’
    • ‘Complaints are mounting about the unprofessional job the contractors are doing.’
    • ‘How does the committee expect to find suppliers in the future with this unprofessional conduct?’
    • ‘Therefore you need to get in quick while there offering a professional service for an unprofessional fee.’
    • ‘Can they not see how unprofessional it is to air their personal bias and grievances in supposed coverage of the Jazz City festival.’
    • ‘I may have said there are people here who are incompetent and unprofessional.’
    • ‘This was one of the most childish displays of unprofessional conduct I've seen in the media ever.’
    • ‘The media cited that Magistrate Frazer was dismissed for unprofessional conduct.’
    • ‘Many things they may be, but unprofessional and incompetent with money they are not.’
    • ‘I mean, she even had an unprofessional opening sales pitch.’
    • ‘It would be shown as a clear illustration of unprofessional conduct on the part of the officer.’
    • ‘To start with people are very unfriendly, unprofessional and rude.’
    improper, unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous, dishonourable, disreputable, unseemly, unbecoming, unbefitting, indecorous, unworthy, lax, negligent
    amateurish, amateur, unskilled, unskilful, inexpert, untrained, unqualified, inexperienced, unpractised, incompetent, sloppy, careless, slapdash, slipshod, shoddy, bungling, bumbling, blundering, second-rate, clumsy, crude, inefficient
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Pronunciation

unprofessional

/ʌnprəˈfɛʃ(ə)n(ə)l/