improper (part of speech: adjective)
- M. Pyonnier, Director of the Customs, aware of the peculiar difficulty of his situation in a country where the customs were held in abhorrence, observed great caution and moderation in collecting the duties: Personal examination, which is so revolting and indecorous, especially with respect to females, was suppressed. - "Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v12", Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne.
- " I heard about her all summer as a little mischief, and I never saw her do an indecorous thing. - "The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted", Katharine Ellis Barrett.
- But now a check must be put to all indecorous proceedings; and, unfortunately for the execution of the wife's precautions, the head of the family returned unexpectedly, and under circumstances which forestalled any preparation. - "The Lamplighter", Maria S. Cummins.