Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “improper” en inglés

improper

adjective uk   /ɪmˈprɒp.ər/ us    /-ˈprɑː.pɚ/

improper adjective (DISHONEST)

formal dishonest and against a law or a rule: The governor has denied making improper use of state money.

improper adjective (WRONG)

formal unsuitable or not correct for a particular use or occasion: improper prescription of medicines Is it considered improper to wear such a short skirt to a formal occasion?

improper adjective (RUDE)

related to sex in a way that is rude or socially unacceptable: I trust you're not making improper suggestions to my husband!
improperly
adverb uk   /-li/ formal us  
(Definition of improper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de improper
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Más definiciones de “improper” en inglés

Definiciones de “improper” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

shadow

an area of darkness, caused by light being blocked by something

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más