Definition of unbecoming adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌʌnbɪˈkʌmɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnbɪˈkʌmɪŋ//
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  1. 1not suiting a particular person synonym unflattering She was wearing an unbecoming shade of purple.
  2. 2unbecoming (to/of somebody) not appropriate or acceptable synonym inappropriate He was accused of conduct unbecoming to an officer.
  3. opposite becoming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unbecoming