disreputably disreputably

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a disreputable manner

Usage(s):

  1. What sort of person would smear someone so disreputably, and then not issue a correction?.
  2. On Oxford's rule-books stand many quaint restrictions hanging over from the crabbed pastcurfew hours, the wearing of gowns (however abbreviated and however disreputably tattered .
  3. Until now, an implicit criticism has always been that such marriages somehow violate the natural order; the common reaction has been that the marriages are disreputably "Freudian .

Quotes

  • Trollope remembers the headmaster, a Dr Butler, stopping him to ask "with all the clouds of Jove upon his brow and all the thunder in his voice, whether it was possible that Harrow School was disgraced by so disreputably dirty a little boy as I!"
    on Jan 18, 2006 By: Anthony Trollope Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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