Definition of unpunctual in English:

unpunctual

adjective

  • Not happening or doing something at the agreed or proper time.

    ‘the trains into Tbilisi were notoriously unpunctual’
    • ‘Why get riled if this week's citizens are aggravatingly unreliable or irritatingly unpunctual?’
    • ‘Habitually unpunctual, he seldom arrived at his office before 1 p.m., but then stayed late, writing heavily annotated letters of recommendation that turned many customers into friends.’
    • ‘As a result of this, clients perceived Spoornet as being unpunctual, inflexible and costly.’
    • ‘Insufficient or unpunctual transportation is an economic weakness; chaotic traffic reduces people's quality of life.’
    • ‘Film stars are notorious for being unreliable, unpunctual, and full of themselves.’
    • ‘Trains are dirty, unpunctual and (if travelling at peak time) I sometimes get a seat.’
    • ‘He was usually unpunctual, since Rick was one of those people who liked to show up fashionably late so all the attention could be showered on him as he made his grand entrance.’
    • ‘Despite her classic feminine behaviour, forgetful, clumsy, unpunctual and indecisive, she succeeds in her quest to find Susan (Madonna).’
    • ‘You should write to the unpunctual employee, explaining your concerns about his time-keeping, giving the dates and details of his lateness and asking him to attend a meeting.’
    • ‘He contradicts himself constantly, is temperamental, unpunctual, disorganized and is surrounded by yes-men, he said. " But he does not have a structured mind " with a grand plan to do a Cuban-styled revolution, he added.’
    • ‘No American should need me to tell them about Amtrak and residents of Australia's largest city are almost beyond frustration with their dangerous and unpunctual trains too.’
    • ‘Whoever is unpunctual deserves that other people should reprove him for being unpunctual.’
    inconsistent, unsteady, uneven, shaky, fitful, patchy, variable, varying, changeable, changing, ever-changing, on-and-off, off-and-on, inconstant, erratic, haphazard, unstable, unsettled, spasmodic, sporadic, episodic, intermittent, occasional, wavering, fluctuating, aperiodic, unsystematic, unmethodical, capricious
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Pronunciation

unpunctual

/ʌnˈpʌŋ(k)tʃʊ(ə)l/