inappropriately inappropriately  /ɪ nə ˈprɑ pri ət li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an inappropriate manner

Usage(s):

  1. Nobody has suggested yet that Karr behaved inappropriately with his students in Thailand.
  2. Independent corruption watchdogs allege that Ghalib and his wife inappropriately accepted $1.
  3. A skirt that had been just fine all of a sudden seemed inappropriately short.

News

  1. Girl reports being touched inappropriately at Beach school bus stop

    A juvenile female reported to Virginia Beach Police that she was inappropriately touched at the bus stop on Thursday morning.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk

  2. Police: Silver Spring Teacher Inappropriately Touched Students

    A Montgomery County Middle School teacher has been arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching three of his students.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC Washington

  3. Kindergarteners inappropriately touched by fellow students, police investigating

    Two mothers claim their kindergarten-age daughters were inappropriately touched by classmates at school. The alleged incidents happened at Fawn Primary Care in Fawn Township. The mothers did not want to be identified, but one said she received a call Thursday from the principal about an incident in which two boys had touched her daughter, 5, under her pants in the cafeteria. “How many other ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "There is not one iota of evidence that the companies acted inappropriately whatsoever," said Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Calif.
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Dan Lungren Source: TIME

  2. Gates said he had received complaints from both President Bush and President Obama about "senior Defense officials, both civilian and military, speaking out inappropriately on foreign-policy issues."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: ABC News (blog)

  3. Hill said some people "thought I had personally characterized it inappropriately. I regret that. It was not my intention and I certainly did not mean to associate the word `terrorist' in any way with Sen. Obama and his wife."
    on Jun 12, 2005 By: ED Hill Source: SouthFlorida.com

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