adjective im·po·lite \ˌim-pə-ˈlīt\

: not polite

Full Definition of IMPOLITE

:  not polite :  rude
im·po·lite·ly adverb
im·po·lite·ness noun

Examples of IMPOLITE

  1. It's impolite to talk during the performance.
  2. He made some impolite comments about her appearance.

Origin of IMPOLITE

Latin impolitus, from in- + politus polite
First Known Use: 1739
IMPOLITELY Defined for Kids


adjective im·po·lite \ˌim-pə-ˈlīt\

Definition of IMPOLITE for Kids

:  not polite
im·po·lite·ly adverb


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