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Improper meaning

improper - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. Not proper; not suitable; not fitted to the circumstances, design, or end; unfit; not becoming; incongruous; inappropriate; indecent; as, an improper medicine; improper thought, behavior, language, dress.
  2. 2. Not peculiar or appropriate to individuals; general; common.
  3. 3. Not according to facts; inaccurate; erroneous.
  4. 4. To appropriate; to limit.
  5. 5. Not becoming; unsuitable.

improper - examples of usage

  1. I want to know whether you thought with me that it was improper for him to address her in the car?" - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
  2. Now, apart from the fact that I have reason to fear his taking some improper measures to see me here, this singular case is rapidly assuming a political significance!" - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
  3. My great Leader never did and never will employ this knowledge to any improper end. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
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