In·ap·pro·pri·ate a. Not instrument (to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; -- followed by to or for. -- In*ap*pro*pri*ate*ly, adv. -- In*ap*pro*pri*ate*ness, n.
adv : in an inappropriate manner; "he was inappropriately dressed"
[syn: unsuitably, not suitably] [ant: appropriately,