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bad form

noun as in bad style

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It is considered bad form to even hint about knighthoods or peerages you may have been offered, but declined.

Before the end of the Cold War, comparing Democrats to communists was considered bad form even for committed conservatives.

The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.

If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.

The system (if such a word can be applied at all) was in fact a bad form of feudalism without its advantages.

It is bad form to bend cards or to turn down the corners thereof.

The cockade on the hat is the privilege abroad of ambassadors; it is bad form.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bad form, such as: barbarism, impropriety, indecorum, inelegance, infelicity, and solecism.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.