(adjective, verb)


1. not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society

- language unbecoming to a lady

Similar word(s): improper, indecent, indecorous, uncomely, unseemly, untoward

Sentences with unbecoming as an adjective:

- She wore a rather unbecoming hairstyle.

- He was accused of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.


1. present participle of unbecome