Improper - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈprɑːpər|  American pronunciation of the word improper
Brit.  |ɪmˈprɒpə|  British pronunciation of the word improper


- not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention (syn: unconventional, unlawful)
improper banking practices
- not appropriate for a purpose or occasion (syn: wrong)

Extra examples

The doctor gave him an improper diagnosis.

They claim to have evidence of improper police conduct.

This is an improper diet for a growing teenager.

It would be improper for me to ask such a favor of her.

He made some improper remarks.

It was improper to do that.

It is improper to wear such a short skirt to so formal occasion.

The governor made improper use of state money.

He realised that it was improper for a police officer to accept gifts.

It would be improper of me to comment before the election outcome is known.

If you are improperly dressed, you will not be admitted.

Some of them use improper, yea, indecent, expressions in prayer.

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