1. graded adjective & adjective If you describe things such as clothes as unbecoming, you mean that they look unattractive. [old-fashioned] ⇒ ...the unbecoming dress hurriedly stitched from cheap cloth. 2. graded adjective & adjective If you describe a person's behaviour or remarks as unbecoming, you mean that they are shocking and unsuitable for that person. [formal] [+ to] ⇒ His conduct was totally unbecoming to an officer in the British armed services. [+ of] ⇒ Those involved had performed acts unbecoming of university students.
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