un·be·com·ing / ˌənbiˈkəming/ • adj. (esp. of clothing or a color) not flattering: a stout lady in an unbecoming striped sundress. ∎ (of a person's attitude or behavior) not fitting or appropriate; unseemly: it was unbecoming for a university to do anything so crass as advertising its wares.DERIVATIVES: un·be·com·ing·ly adv.un·be·com·ing·ness n.
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