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discourteous

adjective dis·cour·te·ous \(ˌ)dis-ˈkər-tē-əs\

: rude or impolite : not showing good manners

Full Definition of DISCOURTEOUS

:  lacking courtesy :  rude
dis·cour·te·ous·ly adverb
dis·cour·te·ous·ness noun

Examples of DISCOURTEOUS

  1. The waiter was discourteous to me.
  2. It was thoughtless and discourteous to leave us waiting so long.

First Known Use of DISCOURTEOUS

1578
DISCOURTEOUSNESS Defined for Kids

discourteous

adjective dis·cour·te·ous \dis-ˈkər-tē-əs\

Definition of DISCOURTEOUS for Kids

:  not polite :  rude

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