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indelicate
Definition:
lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct; " indecorous behavior"

Synonyms:

adjective
all
off-color, off-colour, indelicate.
bawdy
lascivious, lecherous.
discourteous
impolite, Inaffable, flip, flipper, bad-mannered, smart alecky, Ungenteel, Inurbane.
earthy
home folk, down home, hardboiled, folksy, unidealistic, robust.
improper
unfit, lewd, study at coarse, indecorous, inappropriate, unbefitting, unsuitable, improper, unrighteous, unseemly, unrightful, untoward, Unequitable, indecent.
obscene, vulgar
earthy, risqué, off-color, indecent, rude, lewd, coarse, crude, untoward, suggestive, improper, low, unbecoming, unblushing, unseemly, outrageous, uncouth, indecorous, callow, untactful, embarrassing, brash, lowbred, brutish, offensive, immodest, tasteless, base.
offensive
shameful.
racy
risque.
rough
bearish, untutored.
tasteless
lowdown, low-down-and-dirty, low-down.
thoughtless
asocial, unthoughtful, Hot-headed, anti-social, unheeding.
vulgar
coarse-grained, tasteless, inelegant, unpolished, brazen, idiomatic, revolting, broad, boorish, repulsive, unseemly, ill-bred, barbaric, outlandish, glaring, in bad taste, clumsy, undignified, unrefined, scandalous, philistine, raw, salty, barnyard, cheap, sleazy, depraved, vulgar, coarse, ignoble, crass, rank, profane, base, crude, sordid, garish, offensive, animal, gaudy, rude, cockney, homespun, colloquial, shameless, gross, brutish, low, ignominious, soft-core, unbecoming, graceless, degraded, tactless, tawdry, rough, obscene, earthy, chintzy, common.
noun
indelicate
tasteless, indecorous, off-color, in poor taste, off-colour, indecent.
Examples of usage:
  1. What undoubtedly is wrong in itself, and what to Hemstead, unfamiliar with society and its arbitrary customs, seemed strangely indelicate, was to her but a prevailing mode among the ultra- fashionable, in which class it was her ambition to shine. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  2. I wonder what he can see in their uncouth faces, or find in their rough indelicate conversation to admire. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. Angela's personal things were taken into the more comfortable inner room, which boasted of a match- boarded wall- not to mention half a dozen rather indelicate prints tacked on to the same. – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  4. Was not thy conduct last evening indelicate enough, but thou must seek to repeat it? – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford

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