Definition of 'untoward'
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But that does not mean that anything untoward happened.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2015)
You always know that when things look as though they are going swimmingly something untoward will happen.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2012) Christianity Today (2000)
He did not drink because he was driving and did not take part in any form of untoward behaviour.The Sun (2015)
There was no suggestion that anything was untoward or that he had been drinking or taking any new form of medication.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
No suggestion of anything untoward there.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There was a barely perceptible pause, and then the meeting continued as if nobody had said anything untoward.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Strangely enough, neither manager heard or saw anything untoward because they were both so gripped by the action on the pitch.The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
If we so much as suggest there might be anything untoward about your arrangements, you will be out on the streets hurling abuse and petrol bombs.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He said: 'When the night shift took over there was certainly no indication that anything untoward was happening.The Sun (2011)
He says: 'It could be that a pattern of behaviour on an account suggests something untoward is happening.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The last thing he needs before he goes up before the beak is anything untoward during the 90 minutes in Basel.The Sun (2011)
England have consistently denied anything untoward since a ball was changed during their second game against Sri Lanka six days ago.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2006)
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